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Construction Trades Schools in New Mexico

466 students earned Construction Trades degrees in New Mexico in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Construction Trades is the 5th most popular major out of a total 7 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Trades Majors in NM Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 0.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 38.4%
  • White: 20.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 39.3%
Construction Trades Majors in NM Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Trades Grads in New Mexico

40,140 people in the state and 5,877,640 in the nation are employed in jobs related to construction trades.

Construction Trades Jobs Nationwide vs. NM

Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in New Mexico

In this state, construction trades grads earn an average of $39,900. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,630.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in New Mexico that offer construction trades degrees. Learn about the most popular 16 below:

311 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,096 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,620. 34% of the teachers are full time.

#2

San Juan College

Farmington
35 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,741 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,747. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,256 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 37% of the teachers are full time.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,849 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 83% of students get financical aid. 100% of the teachers are full time.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,487 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1. 93% of students get financical aid.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
877 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,939.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,054 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,313. 28% of the teachers are full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,110 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $24,900 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,143 Total Students

33% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, UNM Taos grads earn an average salary of $28,100. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,196 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,123. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. In their early career, UNM Valencia grads earn an average salary of $28,100.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4% Graduation Rate
1,119 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Graduates earn an average $23,900 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,224.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
813 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,146. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,921 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time. In their early career, NMSU Carlsbad grads earn an average salary of $24,800. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,327 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 51%. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending New Mexico Junior College will pay a net price of $7,079.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,043 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,039.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
673 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. A typical student attending ENMU - Ruidoso Campus will pay a net price of $7,001.

Construction Trades Careers in NM

Some of the careers construction trades majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Solar Photovoltaic Installers 120% $37,220
Rotary Drill Operators 26% $37,940
Oil and Gas Derrick Operators 24% $46,480
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 20% $29,970
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 13% $37,320
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 11% $68,670
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 10% $42,870
Housekeeping and Janitor Supervisors 8% $34,340
Glaziers 8% $35,790
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 8% $57,970
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 8% $55,950
Civil Engineering Technicians 7% $41,960
Maintenance and Repair Workers 7% $32,810
Roofers 7% $30,830
Electricians 6% $48,900
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 6% $37,070
Construction and Building Inspectors 6% $53,060
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 6% $59,670
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 6% $39,670
Tile and Marble Setters 5% $30,710
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 4% $66,370
Earth Drillers 4% $44,310
Construction and Maintenance Painters 2% $34,360
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 1% $37,660
Carpenters 1% $37,870
Paperhangers 0% $33,810
Carpet Installers 0% $34,750
Mechanical Insulation Workers 0% $45,770

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Personal & Culinary Services 1,068
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 716
Precision Production 420
Transportation & Materials Moving 172

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