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Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in New Mexico

The top 200 highest paying jobs in New Mexico (ranked by annual average salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid workers) and the number of employment of each job in New Mexico are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in New Mexico is obstetricians and gynecologists with an average annual salary of $184,480. The second highest paying job is general pediatricians (average salary $174,710). The salary and the employment information in New Mexico is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Highest Paying Jobs in New Mexico

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
$184,480
120
2 General Pediatricians
$174,710
60
3 Family and General Practitioners
$153,610
930
4 Nuclear Engineers
$149,360
390
5 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$145,020
1,870
6 Other Specialists Dentists
$144,970
40
7 Postsecondary Law Teachers
$137,110
50
8 Physicists
$132,350
990
9 Nurse Anesthetists
$126,780
60
10 Podiatrists
$122,530
50
11 Air Traffic Controllers
$120,580
350
12 Pharmacists
$119,040
1,670
13 Optometrists
$115,920
170
14 Astronomers
$115,600
60
15 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
$112,760
1,280
16 Chemical Engineers
$109,370
80
17 Postsecondary Engineering Teachers
$108,640
230
18 Environmental Engineers
$108,070
620
19 Engineers, All Other
$106,580
3,220
20 Materials Engineers
$106,480
310
21 Postsecondary Economics Teachers
$102,810
80
22 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$102,260
980
23 Natural Sciences Managers
$100,170
510
24 Mechanical Engineers
$98,830
1,050
25 Nurse Midwives
$98,030
100
26 Electrical Engineers
$97,930
1,260
27 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$97,220
1,270
28 Computer Programmers
$97,210
1,380
29 Computer Hardware Engineers
$97,190
410
30 Biomedical Engineers
$96,830
130
31 Information Security Analysts
$96,750
570
32 Nurse Practitioners
$96,580
840
33 Other Psychologists
$96,420
110
34 Industrial Production Managers
$94,660
480
35 Computer Network Architects
$93,990
400
36 Audiologists
$93,650
100
37 Training and Development Managers
$93,410
130
38 Physician Assistants
$93,390
550
39 Industrial Engineers
$92,570
1,260
40 Aerospace Engineers
$92,320
690
41 Postsecondary Physics Teachers
$91,990
140
42 Purchasing Managers
$91,120
200
43 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$90,530
140
44 Postsecondary Geography Teachers
$90,460
40
45 Postsecondary Political Science Teachers
$90,220
70
46 Medical and Health Services Managers
$90,130
1,980
47 Financial Managers
$89,830
2,010
48 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$89,320
160
49 Systems Software Developers
$88,750
1,630
50 Operations Research Analysts
$88,170
410
51 Physical Therapists
$87,320
1,150
52 Detectives and Criminal Investigators
$86,880
2,010
53 Human Resources Managers
$85,690
470
54 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$85,400
70
55 Commercial Pilots
$85,020
340
56 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$83,670
180
57 Elevator Installers and Repairers
$82,530
0
58 Postsecondary Sociology Teachers
$82,490
70
59 Other Media and Communication Workers
$82,370
70
60 Historians
$81,890
30
61 Marketing Managers
$81,740
300
62 Construction Managers
$81,160
1,690
63 Radiation Therapists
$81,100
60
64 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$80,990
480
65 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$80,890
120
66 General and Operations Managers
$80,880
15,350
67 All Other Managers
$80,350
2,840
68 Actuaries
$80,200
30
69 Postsecondary Psychology Teachers
$79,600
170
70 Sales Managers
$78,770
1,220
71 Other Computer Occupations
$77,900
1,020
72 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$77,750
1,530
73 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$77,610
770
74 Lawyers
$77,450
2,910
75 Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$77,220
80
76 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$77,210
390
77 Dental Hygienists
$77,190
1,090
78 Civil Engineers
$76,770
1,070
79 Occupational Therapists
$76,570
650
80 Hydrologists
$76,460
160
81 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$76,010
60
82 Veterinarians
$75,430
370
83 Personal Financial Advisors
$75,320
430
84 Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers
$75,290
250
85 Gaming Managers
$74,880
60
86 Applications Software Developers
$74,560
1,250
87 Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$74,470
110
88 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$74,220
50
89 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$73,950
50
90 Postsecondary History Teachers
$73,730
120
91 Postsecondary Business Teachers
$73,620
460
92 Computer Systems Analysts
$72,980
1,050
93 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers
$72,720
90
94 Administrative Services Managers
$72,690
0
95 Logisticians
$72,490
480
96 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$72,290
290
97 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
$71,960
280
98 Statisticians
$71,920
70
99 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
$71,800
660
100 Chemists
$71,620
250
101 Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
$71,510
760
102 Social Scientists and Related Workers
$71,510
180
103 Landscape Architects
$71,440
30
104 Financial Analysts
$70,880
500
105 Petroleum Engineers
$70,820
220
106 Speech-Language Pathologists
$70,560
1,010
107 Other Plant and System Operators
$70,010
260
108 Other Education Administrators
$69,990
400
109 Environmental Science Teachers
$69,920
70
110 Mining and Geological Engineers
$69,360
150
111 Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers
$69,020
200
112 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
$68,360
1,740
113 Postsecondary Communications Teachers
$68,180
190
114 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
$68,110
150
115 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$68,040
30
116 Postsecondary Chemistry Teachers
$67,840
130
117 Orthotists and Prosthetists
$67,660
40
118 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
$67,480
190
119 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
$66,930
260
120 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$66,730
90
121 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$66,650
320
122 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$66,610
100
123 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$66,370
150
124 Database Administrators
$65,780
470
125 Soil and Plant Scientists
$65,730
40
126 Conservation Scientists
$65,720
210
127 Budget Analysts
$65,710
650
128 Management Analysts
$65,670
2,520
129 Technical Writers
$65,540
380
130 Court Reporters
$64,940
50
131 Registered Nurses
$64,650
14,930
132 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
$64,390
280
133 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
$64,330
840
134 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
$64,280
1,460
135 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$63,860
190
136 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
$63,740
80
137 Postsecondary Mathematical Science Teachers
$63,690
250
138 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
$63,590
460
139 Postsecondary Education Teachers
$63,460
350
140 Other Biological Scientists
$63,350
0
141 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
$63,090
350
142 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
$63,070
1,290
143 Postsecondary Library Science Teachers
$62,860
80
144 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$62,600
870
145 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$62,300
950
146 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
$62,170
680
147 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
$62,060
960
148 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
$61,880
330
149 Chiropractors
$61,640
130
150 Art Directors
$61,040
70
151 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval)
$60,670
510
152 Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers
$60,380
290
153 Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers
$60,320
90
154 Social and Community Service Managers
$60,180
1,020
155 Economists
$60,160
50
156 Emergency Management Directors
$60,060
90
157 Other Business Operations Specialists
$59,920
7,670
158 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
$59,910
1,050
159 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
$59,910
110
160 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
$59,650
240
161 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$59,330
90
162 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
$59,150
380
163 Web Developers
$59,070
350
164 Compliance Officers
$58,630
1,420
165 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$58,520
180
166 Occupational Therapy Assistants
$58,270
140
167 Commercial and Industrial Designers
$58,090
50
168 Credit Analysts
$58,020
130
169 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
$57,860
3,180
170 Millwrights
$57,690
80
171 Preschool Special Education Teachers
$57,650
100
172 Funeral Service Managers
$57,540
100
173 Avionics Technicians
$57,460
50
174 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
$57,440
270
175 Gas Plant Operators
$57,120
470
176 Forensic Science Technicians
$57,040
70
177 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
$56,870
680
178 Postal Service Mail Carriers
$56,840
1,420
179 Radiologic Technologists
$56,760
1,170
180 Surveyors
$56,700
340
181 Accountants and Auditors
$56,630
6,570
182 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$56,470
960
183 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
$56,160
220
184 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
$56,070
5,820
185 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
$56,000
50
186 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$55,740
1,610
187 Crane and Tower Operators
$55,720
110
188 Postal Service Clerks
$55,580
510
189 Financial Examiners
$55,530
70
190 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
$55,360
150
191 Producers and Directors
$55,340
220
192 Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers
$55,150
80
193 Mechanical Drafters
$55,140
250
194 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
$55,040
1,140
195 Other Postsecondary Teachers
$54,860
1,570
196 Labor Relations Specialists
$54,810
280
197 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers
$54,630
500
198 Psychiatrists
$54,380
150
199 Cost Estimators
$54,370
780
200 Human Resources Specialists
$54,330
2,520

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