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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in New Mexico

611 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,044 Avg Salary
$19,696 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in New MexicoIn 2018-2019, education students earned 611 bachelor's degrees from a New Mexico school, making the subject the 6th in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.7% of all the education bachelor's degrees in the country. The education school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Education Graduates.

For this year's Highest Paid Education Graduates in New Mexico ranking, we looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in education.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

How Much Do Education Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, education majors that go to school in New Mexico go on to jobs making an average of $30,044 per year. That's not so great, since it is 25% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

Nationwide, students who earn a bachelor's degree in education make more than those who graduate from schools in New Mexico. The national average salary is $34,031.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in New Mexico  30,044
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60,000
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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60,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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60,000

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in New Mexico

The highest paid education majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in New Mexico

Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus is a medium-sized public school located in the remote town of Portales.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to New Mexico State University - Main Campus. New Mexico State University - Main Campus is a large public school located in the medium-sized suburb of Las Cruces.

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Our rankings recognize University of New Mexico - Main Campus as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Albuquerque, UNM is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Our rankings recognize New Mexico Highlands University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Las Vegas, New Mexico Highlands University is a public school with a small student population.

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Best Education Colleges in the Southwest Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Arizona 33 3,050
Texas 33 1,415
Oklahoma 33 1,293

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 339
Teacher Education Subject Specific 191
Special Education 73
Instructional Media Design 7
General Education 1

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Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Psychology 652
Social Sciences 433
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 121
Communication & Journalism 117
History 92

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Horadrim.

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