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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.

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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%
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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.

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Wages for Construction Trades Jobs in New Mexico

Construction Trades grads earn an average of $39,900 in the state and $47,630 nationwide.

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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

A typical student attending CNM will pay a net price of $3,620. 34% of the teachers are full time. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#2

San Juan College

Farmington
35 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,741 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 36%. In their early career, SJC grads earn an average salary of $23,400. 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. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,100 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,849 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,064. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,487 Total Students

55% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
877 Total Students

55% of the teachers are full time. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $7,939.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,054 Total Students

28% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,313. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,110 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. In their early career, SFCC grads earn an average salary of $24,900. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,231.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,143 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 33% of the teachers are full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,196 Total Students

34 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 41% of the teachers are full time. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,224. Graduates earn an average $23,900 after graduation. 96% of students get financical aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
813 Total Students

26% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,921 Total Students

In their early career, NMSU Carlsbad grads earn an average salary of $24,800. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 49% of the teachers are full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,327 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,079. 51% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,043 Total Students

35% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it.

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. The full-time teacher rate is 21%. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

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 7% $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 5% $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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