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

Around 2,000 undergrads attend the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, a school in Socorro, N.M.. The school sits in the top 7 percent of universities by return on investment. Replies from former New Mexico Tech students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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College ROI Report

52nd

20 Year Net ROI 

$601,000

Annual ROI 

11.6%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$76,000

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College Salary Report

175th

Early Career Salary 

$62,400

Mid-Career Salary 

$87,700

% High Meaning 

56 %

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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
15 salaries
$64,454  
   
Electrical Engineer
6 salaries
$56,229  
Software Engineer
5 salaries
$74,109  
Senior Project Engineer
3 salaries
$99,000  
Civil Engineer
3 salaries
$65,504  
Senior Systems Engineer
3 salaries
$97,800  
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
3 salaries
$50,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135

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About This School

801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801

1,604

State School, Engineering

44 %

89 %

46 %

32 %

Industry

The most popular field is the aerospace and defense industry. Pulling in paychecks on the larger end are New Mexico Tech grads, which is not shocking considering the high SAT scores reported by this demographic. Starting salaries of approximately $88K are the median among New Mexico Tech grads.

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). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) ($59K on average annually).

Skills

Former Miners with Linux abilities can expect to make 20 percent more than their former classmates (around $106K). Slightly less than a third of grads report using Matlab as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. C++ Programming Language, Linux, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of alums enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Most alumni have medical plans, and a large number of graduates have dental insurance. Most respondents participate in a 401(k) program. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology grads also enjoy benefits like life insurance, flexible hours, a casual working environment, 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
8 %
Male
92 %
Salary
Data Not Available
Salary
$58,112 - $119,454

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

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