In New Mexico an estimated 42 students graduate from acupuncture schools every year. If you too are interested in a career in acupuncture, New Mexico has 2 acupuncture schools for you to choose from.
Located in Albuquerque, Southwest Acupuncture College-Albuquerque is the largest acupuncture school in New Mexico, based on student population. Approximately 25 students graduated with a acupuncture degree from Southwest Acupuncture College-Albuquerque in 2009, which was 60% of the total state acupuncture graduates for that year.
A majority of those with an education in acupuncture pursue a career as an acupuncturist. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for acupuncture graduates in New Mexico is good. In New Mexico, there are currently about 220 acupuncturists. And the government projects that this number will increase by 13%, or to 250 acupuncturists by the year 2018.
In New Mexico, as an acupuncturist, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $NaN per year to more than per year. Acupuncturists in New Mexico earn a median yearly salary of .