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Managers in New Mexico

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5.4% Jobs Projection
$94,930 Median Salary
450 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Managers Work in New Mexico?

There were approximately 2,850 workers employed as Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 2,900 Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Managers in NM Employment Trend

The typical state has 5,175 Managers working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer Managers than average.

Managers in NM vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Mexico

Jobs for Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Managers: Nation vs. NM

New Mexico Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 450 annual job openings, and a total of 6,230 jobs for New Mexico Managers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 79,200 annual jobs and 1,071,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Managers Make in New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for Managers ranged from $54,440 to $143,200 with $94,930 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.17 to $68.85. The median hourly rate was $45.64.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $44 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.64.

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

Managers Earnings: NM vs. National Average

Top New Mexico Metros for Managers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque, NM 1,180 $94,430
Las Cruces, NM 270 $93,070
Santa Fe, NM 140 $88,000
Farmington, NM 130 $96,040

Top States for Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 66,300 $129,300
Florida 23,160 $90,740
Texas 20,710 $113,510
District of Columbia 19,910 $141,320
New Jersey 18,370 $127,510
Virginia 17,280 $130,590
New York 16,600 $109,910
Georgia 14,480 $109,920
Tennessee 14,480 $74,130
Maryland 14,450 $119,900
Ohio 14,410 $97,600
Wisconsin 12,400 $75,630
North Carolina 11,990 $113,560
Washington 11,280 $116,700
Pennsylvania 11,060 $116,820
Louisiana 9,790 $79,900
Minnesota 9,350 $118,410
Colorado 8,940 $127,750
Massachusetts 8,660 $120,100
Arizona 8,520 $98,540

Below are the states where Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $141,320
Virginia $130,590
California $129,300
Colorado $127,750
New Jersey $127,510
Delaware $124,710
Massachusetts $120,100
Maryland $119,900
New Hampshire $118,520
Minnesota $118,410


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