Every year approximately 63 students graduate with a degree in speech therapy from New Mexico schools. If you too are interested in a career in speech therapy, New Mexico has 2 speech therapy schools for you to choose from. At speech therapy schools in New Mexico, you can expect to pay $4,326 per year in tuition for a degree in speech therapy.
New Mexico's largest speech therapy school, which is located in Portales, is Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus. Approximately 28 students graduated with a speech therapy degree from Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus in 2009, which was 44% of the total state speech therapy graduates for that year. If you decide to attend Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus, you can expect to pay approximately $3,552 per year to earn your degree in speech therapy.
A majority of those with a degree in speech therapy choose to become speech therapists. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for speech therapy graduates in New Mexico is good. There are currently an estimated 1,180 speech therapists working in New Mexico. And the government projects that this number will increase by 22%, or to 1,440 speech therapists by the year 2018.
As a speech therapist in New Mexico you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $44,498 per year to more than $97,643 per year. Speech Therapists in New Mexico earn a median yearly salary of $74,368.
1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106
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1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130
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