New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech) Alumni Average Salary

The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is a school located in Socorro, N.M. with around 2,000 undergraduates. Alumni report earning excellent value for their tuition dollars; the school ranks in the top 7 percent of universities by return on investment. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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College Salary Report

175th

Early Career Salary 

$62,400

Mid-Career Salary 

$87,700

% High Meaning 

56 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech) Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$33K$66K$99K
Mechanical Engineer
14 salaries
$65,496  
   
Software Engineer
5 salaries
$71,915  
Electrical Engineer
4 salaries
$65,000  
Hydrogeologist
4 salaries
$59,000  
Senior Project Engineer
3 salaries
$99,000  
Senior Hydrogeologist
3 salaries
$98,710  
Environmental Engineer
3 salaries
$59,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 Dec 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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About This School

801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801

1,604

State School, Engineering

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Industry

The aerospace and defense industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. It is quite common for New Mexico Tech grads — a demographic that scores high on the SATs — to earn top-notch salaries in the workforce. The average salary for a grad from New Mexico Tech is $88K.

Locations

Many New Mexico Tech students are Albuquerque, N.M.-bound following college.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (CS) earns New Mexico Tech students the most money after college (an average $105K per year). A Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $59K.

Skills

Former Miners with Linux experience garner salaries that are 20 percent more than other grads' salaries. Matlab is a popular skill among New Mexico Tech alumni, with about a fourth of grads reporting using it on the job. Project Management, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, and C++ Programming Language are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Perks, including paid vacation and sick time, are awarded to more than half of graduates. Most alums set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. It is no small feat that most alumni are given health coverage, and a strong majority of former students accept dental insurance. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology grads are also lucky enough to receive life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

Schools similar to New Mexico Tech include Western New Mexico University, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Texas at El Paso.

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Key Stats for New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech)

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %
Salary
Data Not Available
Salary
$58,522 - $121,542
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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