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Information Technology Schools in New Mexico

26 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

An Information Technology major is the 41st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in New Mexico

IT majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 26

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 34.6%
  • White: 23.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 26.9%
  • Other Races: 7.7%

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in New Mexico

12,760 people in the state and 2,912,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.


Wages for Information Technology Jobs in New Mexico

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $79,540, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.


There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
22,311 Total Students

In their early career, UNM grads earn an average salary of $32,716. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 8.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Information Technology Careers in NM

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title NM Job Growth NM Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 37% $103,140
Computer Network Architects 13% $110,210
Computer Network Support Specialists 11% $57,500
Database Administrators 10% $76,370
Computer and Information Systems Managers 10% $100,930
Web Developers 8% $58,960
Computer User Support Specialists 8% $39,970
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 8% $73,500
Computer Workers 6% $76,890
Managers 5% $94,930

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

Major Annual Graduates in NM
Computer Information Systems 60
Computer Science 14

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