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Food Service Managers in New Mexico

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Food Service Managers in New Mexico

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8.3% Jobs Projection
$53,330 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Food Service Managers in New Mexico are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Food Service Managers in New Mexico is growing faster than average.

  • Food Service Managers in New Mexico earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Food Service Managers Work in New Mexico?

In 2018, there were 990 Food Service Managers working in the state.

There were 1,090 Food Service Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Food Service Managers in NM Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,330 Food Service Managers working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer Food Service Managers than average.

Food Service Managers in NM vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Mexico

Jobs for Food Service Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.0%.

Job Projections for Food Service Managers: Nation vs. NM

New Mexico Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 140 annual job openings, and a total of 1,300 jobs for New Mexico Food Service Managers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 36,800 annual jobs and 336,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Food Service Managers Make in New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for Food Service Managers ranged from $36,310 to $78,080 with $53,330 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.45 to $37.54. The median hourly rate was $25.64.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $23.69 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.95.

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

Food Service Managers Earnings: NM vs. National Average

Top New Mexico Metros for Food Service Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Food Service Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque, NM 460 $51,850
Santa Fe, NM 190 $57,860
Las Cruces, NM 50 $55,660
Farmington, NM 50 $68,460

Top States for Food Service Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Food Service Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 37,030 $52,830
Florida 15,260 $53,050
Texas 12,180 $58,490
Tennessee 10,030 $44,680
Georgia 9,250 $47,960
New York 8,850 $74,940
Ohio 8,080 $50,610
Massachusetts 6,270 $61,790
Pennsylvania 6,010 $61,440
North Carolina 5,680 $55,980
Arizona 5,120 $54,440
Michigan 4,590 $56,870
Wisconsin 4,090 $48,790
Minnesota 3,540 $57,410
New Jersey 3,400 $79,320
Virginia 3,280 $64,450
Indiana 3,180 $49,600
Oregon 3,180 $48,730
Oklahoma 3,120 $47,270
Nevada 3,020 $63,010

Below are the states where Food Service Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $79,320
New York $74,940
Washington $72,250
Delaware $71,830
Rhode Island $68,790
District of Columbia $66,080
Maryland $66,070
Virginia $64,450
Connecticut $64,250
Nevada $63,010


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