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Receptionists and Information Clerks in New Mexico

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Receptionists and Information Clerks in New Mexico

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5.6% Jobs Projection
$27,250 Median Salary
830 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Receptionists and Information Clerks in New Mexico is growing faster than average.

  • Receptionists and Information Clerks in New Mexico earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Receptionists and Information Clerks Work in New Mexico?

There were approximately 5,230 workers employed as Receptionists and Information Clerks in this state in 2018.

There were 5,570 Receptionists and Information Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 340 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Receptionists and Information Clerks in NM Employment Trend

The typical state has 13,720 Receptionists and Information Clerks working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer Receptionists and Information Clerks than average.

Receptionists and Information Clerks in NM vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Mexico

Jobs for Receptionists and Information Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 5.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.

Job Projections for Receptionists and Information Clerks: Nation vs. NM

New Mexico Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 830 annual job openings, and 6,360 total jobs in 2026 for Receptionists and Information Clerks in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 151,100 annual jobs and 1,149,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Receptionists and Information Clerks Make in New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for Receptionists and Information Clerks ranged from $19,450 to $37,680 with $27,250 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.35 to $18.11. The median hourly rate was $13.1.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $12.6 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.50.

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

Receptionists and Information Clerks Earnings: NM vs. National Average

Top New Mexico Metros for Receptionists and Information Clerks

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Receptionists and Information Clerks.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque, NM 2,610 $28,380
Las Cruces, NM 580 $23,630
Santa Fe, NM 470 $30,240
Farmington, NM 290 $26,160

Top States for Receptionists and Information Clerks Employment

View the list below to see where most Receptionists and Information Clerks work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 102,590 $31,470
New York 95,740 $32,900
Florida 82,180 $28,240
Texas 63,980 $26,420
New Jersey 54,490 $32,380
Illinois 39,890 $28,810
Pennsylvania 38,870 $27,920
North Carolina 34,730 $27,950
Ohio 33,180 $26,630
Virginia 32,230 $29,090
Michigan 30,440 $28,540
Washington 26,010 $33,230
Georgia 25,550 $27,310
Wisconsin 24,050 $29,480
Arizona 22,820 $28,670
Massachusetts 20,710 $30,890
Tennessee 18,690 $26,940
Maryland 18,510 $29,140
Colorado 18,240 $31,380
Minnesota 16,980 $29,910

Below are the states where Receptionists and Information Clerks get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $35,350
Alaska $34,750
Connecticut $34,010
Washington $33,230
New York $32,900
Rhode Island $32,740
Vermont $32,700
New Jersey $32,380
California $31,470
Colorado $31,380

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