Central New Mexico Community College Rankings Based on Salary

  • Central New Mexico Community College ranks better than only 45% of colleges, based on associate degree salaries.
  • Central New Mexico Community College ranks better than 87% of colleges, based on debt for an associate degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Central New Mexico Community College

We calculated a salary score for each of Central New Mexico Community College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Central New Mexico Community College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for CNM Associate Degrees

CNM ranks higher than 45% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 51% $8,500 $31,585 51%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 32% $5,852 $42,012 32%
Biology, General 38% $5,726 $23,649 38%
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection 17% Not Reported $27,669 17%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 79% $5,562 $35,975 79%
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 57% Not Reported $26,739 57%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 37% Not Reported $38,829 37%
Communication and Media Studies 69% $7,500 $29,685 69%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 41% $6,000 $31,585 41%
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services 55% Not Reported $18,771 55%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 48% $6,425 $31,799 48%
Criminology 76% $6,734 $28,816 76%
Culinary Arts and Related Services 19% $9,332 $22,485 19%
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians 17% Not Reported $35,952 17%
Engineering, General 62% $8,228 $35,954 62%
Fine and Studio Arts 2% Not Reported $15,552 2%
Fire Protection 20% Not Reported $35,416 20%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 87% $6,000 $35,823 87%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 39% $8,582 $29,685 39%
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR) 60% Not Reported $42,044 60%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 36% $6,770 $20,140 36%
Legal Support Services 64% $7,500 $33,459 64%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 37% $8,503 $23,508 37%
Precision Metal Working 54% $8,000 $42,123 54%
Psychology, General 22% $7,333 $16,730 22%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 48% $8,648 $57,796 48%
Sociology 80% $8,987 $29,685 80%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 66% $7,500 $23,207 66%
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 25% $6,000 $32,124 25%
Veterinary/Animal Health Technologies/Technicians 11% Not Reported $25,525 11%

Salary Scores for CNM Certificates

CNM ranks higher than 50% of colleges for certificates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 82% Not Reported $42,682 82%
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 78% Not Reported $28,236 78%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 33% Not Reported $23,207 33%
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 56% Not Reported $26,850 56%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 96% Not Reported $29,685 96%
Ground Transportation 78% Not Reported $43,798 78%
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants 9% $3,563 $25,967 9%
Precision Metal Working 9% Not Reported $25,194 9%
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 45% Not Reported $31,314 45%

Central New Mexico Community College Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

CG 8/21/2019

The school is affordable and most of the instructors/professors seem to care. The other 25% of the instructors/professors are just there to belittle you and grade your work. The customer/student service is horrible! If you need help with registration or financial aid you will get the runaround. They never call back if you leave a message. When you get through, they won't tell you what you need to bring in even if you ask on the phone. You will need to make two, three, even four trips for something that other... Read More

Worth every drive 4/27/2016

The teachers really care about your success. They are usually working or have worked in Albuquerque. I felt they prepared me to join a higher level of teaching that the state really needs. I never had a problem with the administration either, always helpful. The online classes were as helpful and educational as the in class experiences.