Alamogordo, NM has two curriculum schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. New Mexico State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a curriculum program, has a total student population of 18,526. It is the 396th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New Mexico.
Curriculum students from Alamogordo schools who go on to become curriculum and instruction directors, teachers, educators, professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 599,500 people working as teachers and instructors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $41,110. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 60 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average salary of $57,240. Teachers and instructors in this area earn $26,020/yr and there are 270 employed.
Alamogordo lies in Otero county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area has 124,970 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $16.53/hr average worker wage, and a $34,370 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.165 out of every 1000 jobs in Alamogordo are held by teachers and instructors, and 0.453/1000 are held by mathematical science teachers.
Of the 2 curriculum schools with a 100-mile radius of Alamogordo, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, New Mexico State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($9,500/yr) for curriculum students, with The University of Texas at El Paso as the lowest, reported at only $5,224/yr.