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Construction Schools in New Mexico

16 Construction students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

In terms of popularity, Construction is the 113th most popular major in the state out of a total 236 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Construction Majors in New Mexico

Construction majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 16
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 16
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 16

Gender Distribution

In New Mexico, a construction major is more popular with men than with women.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of construction majors in New Mexico is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 75.0%
  • White: 6.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 18.8%

Jobs for Construction Grads in New Mexico

There are 6,600 people in the state and 598,210 people in the nation working in construction jobs.


Wages for Construction Jobs in New Mexico

Construction grads earn an average of $65,370 in the state and $70,540 nationwide.


There are 4 colleges in New Mexico that offer construction degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,698 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 33%. Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,406 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 55%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $7,381.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,203 Total Students

84% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,715. In their early career, NMSU Carlsbad grads earn an average salary of $24,800.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
553 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

Construction Careers in NM

Some of the careers construction majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 8% $57,970

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to construction.

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Electrical & Power Installation 293
Building Management & Inspection 73
Carpentry 67
Plumbing & Water Supply 3

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