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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.

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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%
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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.

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Wages for Construction Jobs in New Mexico

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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