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Allied Health Professions in New Mexico

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Allied Health Professions Schools in New Mexico

In 2018-2019, 946 students earned their Allied Health degrees in NM.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 6th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in New Mexico

Allied Health majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 391
Associate’s Degree 252
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 222
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 222
Bachelor’s Degree 64
Master’s Degree 17

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 45.1%
  • White: 36.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 14.6%
Allied Health Professions Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in New Mexico

7,870 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in New Mexico

Allied Health grads earn an average of $59,500 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in New Mexico that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

348 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,553 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,620.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,207 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,427 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. In their early career, ENMU - Roswell Campus grads earn an average salary of $25,100.

#4

San Juan College

Farmington
86 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,679 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,400 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,876 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending NMSU Dona Ana will pay a net price of $5,313.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
24,319 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending UNM will pay a net price of $14,329. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
565 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 33%. This private school has an average net price of $19,858. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
871 Total Students

A typical student attending UNM Los Alamos will pay a net price of $7,529. In their early career, UNM Los Alamos grads earn an average salary of $28,100. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,190 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $6,808. 26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
14,289 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 74%. Most students complete their degree in 4.79 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

Allied Health Professions Careers in NM

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Physician Assistants 28% $112,330
Radiation Therapists 25% $84,730
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 24% $66,530
Health Specialties Professors 23% $133,800
Respiratory Therapists 22% $57,850
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 17% $71,180
Health Technologists and Technicians 16% $62,130
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 15% $75,800
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 12% $51,210
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 10% $33,990
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 9% $57,640
Surgical Technologists 6% $42,380

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Nursing 1,468
Allied Health Services 1,174
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 698
Health Sciences & Services 578
Mental & Social Health Services 405
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 275
Dental Support Services 253
Health/Medical Admin Services 194

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