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

Students looking for a top-value school need look no further than the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. It is a university based in Socorro, N.M. that is ranked in the top 7 percent of universities by return on investment. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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College ROI Report

52nd

20 Year Net ROI 

$601,000

Annual ROI 

11.6%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$76,000

Compare to Other Schools

College Salary Report

75th

Early Career Salary 

$60,400

Mid-Career Salary 

$116,200

% High Meaning 

58 %

Compare to Other 4-Year Schools

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech) Median Salary by Job

MinMax

Mechanical Engineer
17 profiles
$65,568
$54K$80K

Software Engineer
6 profiles
$100,000
$73K$134K

Electrical Engineer
5 profiles
$55,719
$54K$74K

United States (change)

Senior Software Engineer
4 profiles
$129,300
$0$129K

Project Engineer
4 profiles
$86,000
$0$86K

Senior Systems Engineer
4 profiles
$103,400
$0$103K

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
4 profiles
$80,000
$0$80K

  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 142
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About This School

801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801

1,755

Engineering, State School

49 %

88 %

46 %

29 %

Industry

The most highly represented industry among alumni is the aerospace and defense industry. Students of New Mexico Tech go on to make comfortable salaries after graduation, a trend consistent with the above-average SAT scores reported by this group. Those with a degree from New Mexico Tech make an average of $86K.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) leads to the highest pay for New Mexico Tech grads ($90K on average per year). A Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($59K).

Skills

Many former New Mexico Tech students are familiar with Matlab, and slightly less than a third of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Knowledge of Linux seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 23 percent more than their former classmates' salaries ($106K). Also considered top-notch skills are C++ Programming Language, Linux, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

Benefits and Perks

A number of grads are rewarded with paid time off, and more than half of grads report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A large number of grads have medical plans, and most alums have dental insurance. Most grads take advantage of a 401(k) plan. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology graduates also take advantage of life insurance, flexible hours, a company-subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

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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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
1090 1330
ACT Scores 23 29

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

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %
Salary
Data Not Available
Salary
$69,638 - $113,756

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

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