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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in New Mexico

What professions added the most jobs in New Mexico? In this article we look into this issue from two angles. First we show the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014 (Table 1). Secondly we show the top 50 jobs that had the highest growth rate from year 2010 to 2014 (Table 2). The employment and salary information in New Mexico is computed from data published by BLS [1] in May 2015.

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in New Mexico

Table 1 shows the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014, the total employment in New Mexico increased from 777,560 to 788,000 with a net gain of 10,440. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food with 5,330 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of personal care aides with 5,330 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
777,560
788,000 10,440 1.34% $30,060
2 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
13,550
18,880 5,330 39.34% $17,330
3 Personal Care Aides
16,340
20,190 3,850 23.56% $18,380
4 Business Operations Specialists, All Other*
4,110
7,670 3,560 86.62% $65,520
5 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
17,530
20,450 2,920 16.66% $28,200
6 Customer Service Representatives
11,210
13,600 2,390 21.32% $26,870
7 Medical Secretaries
1,140
3,390 2,250 197.37% $30,660
8 Cashiers
19,010
20,840 1,830 9.63% $18,600
9 General and Operations Managers
13,720
15,350 1,630 11.88% $78,010
10 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
7,830
9,370 1,540 19.67% $35,000
11 Waiters and Waitresses
14,730
16,160 1,430 9.71% $17,470
12 Cooks, Short Order
910
2,260 1,350 148.35% $18,290
13 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
3,900
5,240 1,340 34.36% $35,910
14 Construction Laborers
8,820
10,100 1,280 14.51% $24,870
15 Accountants and Auditors
5,550
6,570 1,020 18.38% $59,590
16 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
1,390
2,360 970 69.78% $45,060
17 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
4,680
5,640 960 20.51% $26,980
18 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
730
1,660 930 127.40% $38,510
19 Managers, All Other
1,940
2,840 900 46.39% $74,130
20 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
4,930
5,820 890 18.05% $52,080
21 Helpers--Extraction Workers
390
1,280 890 228.21% $37,070
22 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
730
1,580 850 116.44% $
23 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas
2,870
3,680 810 28.22% $31,480
24 Helpers--Production Workers
1,130
1,850 720 63.72% $22,690
25 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other
890
1,570 680 76.40% $55,010
26 Electricians
2,860
3,480 620 21.68% $44,880
27 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
530
1,140 610 115.09% $51,410
28 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
1,040
1,640 600 57.69% $35,850
29 Medical and Health Services Managers
1,390
1,980 590 42.45% $89,540
30 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
9,420
10,010 590 6.26% $39,920
31 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
370
950 580 156.76% $63,370
32 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
110
680 570 518.18% $39,650
33 Engineers, All Other
2,670
3,220 550 20.60% $114,110
34 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
500
1,040 540 108.00% $39,990
35 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
800
1,320 520 65.00% $23,000
36 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
1,410
1,930 520 36.88% $17,980
37 Bartenders
2,220
2,720 500 22.52% $17,530
38 Billing and Posting Clerks
1,240
1,740 500 40.32% $27,730
39 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
410
900 490 119.51% $53,640
40 Network and Computer Systems Administrators*
1,260
1,740 480 38.10% $67,230
41 Industrial Engineers
780
1,260 480 61.54% $91,500
42 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
800
1,280 480 60.00% $59,460
43 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
3,590
4,070 480 13.37% $42,000
44 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
1,950
2,430 480 24.62% $16,940
45 Lawyers
2,440
2,910 470 19.26% $82,220
46 Protective Service Workers, All Other *
850
1,320 470 55.29% $32,080
47 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
1,060
1,490 430 40.57% $18,330
48 Architectural and Engineering Managers
1,450
1,870 420 28.97% $128,630
49 Pharmacy Technicians
2,000
2,420 420 21.00% $27,990
50 Bakers
700
1,120 420 60.00% $22,160

Table 2. 50 Jobs with Fastest Growth Rate

Table 2 shows the top 50 jobs that had the fastest growth rate from 2010 to 2014. We note that the profession that grew the fastest is the profession of control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door with a growth rate of 518.18%. It is followed by the profession of helpers--extraction workers which grew by 228.21% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
110
680 570 518.18% $39,650
2 Helpers--Extraction Workers
390
1,280 890 228.21% $37,070
3 Medical Secretaries
1,140
3,390 2,250 197.37% $30,660
4 Residential Advisors
180
480 300 166.67% $19,000
5 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
370
950 580 156.76% $63,370
6 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
150
380 230 153.33% $32,790
7 Computer and Information Research Scientists
190
480 290 152.63% $83,940
8 Cooks, Short Order
910
2,260 1,350 148.35% $18,290
9 Transportation Workers, All Other
100
240 140 140.00% $29,920
10 Materials Engineers
130
310 180 138.46% $86,040
11 Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators
270
620 350 129.63% $44,930
12 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
730
1,660 930 127.40% $38,510
13 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
300
670 370 123.33% $28,960
14 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other
130
290 160 123.08% $57,430
15 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
410
900 490 119.51% $53,640
16 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
730
1,580 850 116.44% $
17 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
330
710 380 115.15% $18,400
18 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
530
1,140 610 115.09% $51,410
19 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials
110
230 120 109.09% $17,550
20 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners*
120
250 130 108.33% $46,330
21 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
500
1,040 540 108.00% $39,990
22 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
140
280 140 100.00% $50,420
23 Commercial Pilots
170
340 170 100.00% $65,310
24 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
170
330 160 94.12% $18,180
25 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
100
190 90 90.00% $63,150
26 Urban and Regional Planners
190
360 170 89.47% $53,120
27 Business Operations Specialists, All Other*
4,110
7,670 3,560 86.62% $65,520
28 Respiratory Therapists
350
650 300 85.71% $51,660
29 Massage Therapists
280
520 240 85.71% $41,330
30 Plant and System Operators, All Other
140
260 120 85.71% $61,110
31 Printing Press Operators
350
640 290 82.86% $28,180
32 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
300
540 240 80.00% $26,770
33 Medical Equipment Repairers
130
230 100 76.92% $36,040
34 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
300
530 230 76.67% $49,110
35 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other
890
1,570 680 76.40% $55,010
36 Human Resources Managers
270
470 200 74.07% $79,950
37 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
1,390
2,360 970 69.78% $45,060
38 Painters, Transportation Equipment
230
390 160 69.57% $41,610
39 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
800
1,320 520 65.00% $23,000
40 Helpers--Production Workers
1,130
1,850 720 63.72% $22,690
41 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
490
800 310 63.27% $67,900
42 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators
190
310 120 63.16% $29,410
43 Public Relations Specialists
500
810 310 62.00% $60,270
44 Industrial Engineers
780
1,260 480 61.54% $91,500
45 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other
580
930 350 60.34% $40,270
46 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
800
1,280 480 60.00% $59,460
47 Bakers
700
1,120 420 60.00% $22,160
48 Dietitians and Nutritionists
190
300 110 57.89% $58,130
49 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
1,040
1,640 600 57.69% $35,850
50 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
140
220 80 57.14% $41,090

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