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Industry Overview

Education is a vital and growing industry that focuses on preparing New Mexicans of all ages for their futures. Technology like electronic textbooks, notebooks, and smart boards support classroom innovations while also requiring educators to upgrade their technology skills and teaching techniques. Most occupations in education and training require at least a bachelor’s degree, with many postsecondary teaching professionals holding a doctoral or professional degree. Occupations with the most new jobs over the next 10 years are likely to include elementary, preschool, and middle school teachers. College-level health specialties teachers occupy the top position for highest estimated percentage increase in jobs. Industries that tend to offer many jobs for workers in this cluster include public and private schools, colleges and universities, as well as day care centers.

 

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$873

Average Weekly Wage (2020)


77,256

Projected Employment


1,492

Number of Employers (2020)

Related Occupations

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Education: Doctoral or professional degree
Annual mean wage: $150,480
Teachers and Instructors
Education: Bachelor's degree
Annual mean wage: $58,860
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
Education: Master's degree
Annual mean wage: $57,500

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