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Nursing Schools and Colleges in New Mexico

One of the prime states in the southwestern United States is New Mexico. It is also considered one of the Mountain States. Where, on one hand, it has the second-highest percentage of the indigenous people of American, on the other, it has a rich culture formed by combining the values and traditions of the Hispanic, Mexican, and American cultures.


The Land of Enchantment has a distinctly independent history from that of the Republic of Mexico. Neither names originated from the other. The state capital Santa Fe is known for its flourishing creative arts industry and art museums. Albuquerque, the state’s largest city, is also famous for its artistic enterprise. Other than that, the state’s economy is being driven by the Oil and Gas production.


When it comes to the health care industry, the median salary for a registered nurse (RN) is $48,357. If you were to work as a RN you could expect a starting salary of $39,823. You could make a salary of around $56,890 after some time. The average RN age in New Mexico is 30 years old.


The New Mexico Board of Nursing should be contacted for all sorts of information on licensing.


  • Registered Nurses: 15,400

  • LPN / LVN Employment: 3,240

  • Hourly Wage: $32.05

  • Hourly Wage: $22.07

  • Yearly Wage: $66,660

  • Yearly Wage: $45,910