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Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants in New Mexico

Considering a career as an Executive Secretary and Executive Administrative Assistant in New Mexico?

-19% Jobs Projection
$61,470 Median Salary
200 Job Openings

While jobs for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants in New Mexico are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants in New Mexico is expected to decrease.

  • Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants in New Mexico earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants Work in New Mexico?

2,130 people worked as Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,250 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants in NM Employment Trend

The typical state has 5,600 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants than average.

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants in NM vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Mexico

Jobs for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants in this state are declining at a rate of 19.2% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -17.4%.

Job Projections for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants: Nation vs. NM

New Mexico Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 200 annual job openings, and a total of 2,060 jobs for New Mexico Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 54,600 annual jobs and 566,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants Make in New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants ranged from $42,770 to $83,910 with $61,470 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.56 to $40.34. The median hourly rate was $29.56.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $27.9 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.66.

The median salary in New Mexico is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants Earnings: NM vs. National Average

Top New Mexico Metros for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque, NM 820 $59,530
Santa Fe, NM 460 $61,160
Las Cruces, NM 90 $55,590
Farmington, NM 50 $66,770

Top States for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants Employment

The table below shows the states where most Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 92,120 $71,220
California 70,850 $70,660
Texas 38,050 $57,280
Illinois 30,140 $57,400
Florida 29,680 $49,640
Massachusetts 22,510 $60,450
Pennsylvania 18,160 $57,640
New Jersey 17,940 $64,100
Ohio 16,040 $56,140
Louisiana 15,410 $40,730
North Carolina 14,660 $53,600
Georgia 13,760 $59,180
Minnesota 12,510 $54,660
Virginia 12,430 $62,350
Arizona 11,000 $53,050
Colorado 10,680 $53,450
Missouri 10,590 $56,220
Maryland 9,690 $67,360
Michigan 9,330 $56,770
Oklahoma 9,030 $41,670

Below are the states where Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $71,220
California $70,660
District of Columbia $69,830
Connecticut $69,410
Maryland $67,360
New Jersey $64,100
Rhode Island $62,950
Virginia $62,350
Delaware $62,330
Nevada $61,520

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation NM Employment Total
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 27,800
Legal Secretaries 1,820

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