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Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in New Mexico

Is New Mexico a good place for you to work as a Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerk?

4.3% Jobs Projection
$21,910 Median Salary
450 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in New Mexico are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in New Mexico is growing slower than average.

  • Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in New Mexico earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks Work in New Mexico?

In 2018, there were 2,370 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks working in the state.

There were 2,400 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in NM Employment Trend

The typical state has 3,840 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks than average.

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in NM vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Mexico

Jobs for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 4.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.4%.

Job Projections for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks: Nation vs. NM

New Mexico Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 450 annual job openings, and a total of 2,900 jobs for New Mexico Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 40,900 annual jobs and 263,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks Make in New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks ranged from $17,500 to $29,010 with $21,910 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.41 to $13.95. The median hourly rate was $10.54.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $10.2 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.34.

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

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks Earnings: NM vs. National Average

Top New Mexico Metros for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque, NM 610 $22,500
Santa Fe, NM 270 $22,860
Farmington, NM 130 $19,850
Las Cruces, NM 120 $19,180

Top States for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks Employment

The table below shows the states where most Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 26,840 $28,340
Texas 22,880 $21,870
Florida 19,640 $23,710
New York 10,550 $27,390
North Carolina 9,080 $21,800
Georgia 8,750 $20,080
Pennsylvania 8,740 $22,160
Illinois 7,760 $22,980
Virginia 7,460 $20,940
Ohio 6,370 $21,410
Colorado 6,050 $26,520
South Carolina 6,020 $21,520
Tennessee 5,940 $21,090
Michigan 5,530 $22,590
Washington 5,520 $27,420
Minnesota 5,200 $24,560
Wisconsin 5,160 $22,330
Nevada 5,110 $31,540
Arizona 5,100 $24,160
Missouri 4,620 $21,780

Below are the states where Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Hawaii $44,790
District of Columbia $33,650
Nevada $31,540
Alaska $29,590
Massachusetts $28,650
California $28,340
Washington $27,420
New York $27,390
Vermont $27,230
Colorado $26,520

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