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Natural Sciences Managers in New Mexico

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Natural Sciences Managers in New Mexico

Is New Mexico a good place for you to work as a Natural Sciences Manager?

6.5% Jobs Projection
$95,380 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Natural Sciences Managers Work in New Mexico?

In New Mexico, there were 380 people working as Natural Sciences Managers in the year 2018.

There were 350 Natural Sciences Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Natural Sciences Managers in NM Employment Trend

The typical state has 500 Natural Sciences Managers working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer Natural Sciences Managers than average.

Natural Sciences Managers in NM vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Mexico

Jobs for Natural Sciences Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 6.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.

Job Projections for Natural Sciences Managers: Nation vs. NM

New Mexico Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 30 annual Natural Sciences Managers job openings in New Mexico, and 330 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 5,200 annual jobs and 62,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Natural Sciences Managers Make in New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for Natural Sciences Managers ranged from $67,750 to $150,980 with $95,380 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.57 to $72.59. The median hourly rate was $45.85.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $45.5 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.35.

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

Natural Sciences Managers Earnings: NM vs. National Average

Top New Mexico Metros for Natural Sciences Managers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque, NM 180 $99,240
Santa Fe, NM 80 $79,970

Top States for Natural Sciences Managers Employment

View the list below to see where most Natural Sciences Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,870 $150,350
Pennsylvania 4,480 $130,970
Massachusetts 4,040 $164,590
Maryland 3,370 $137,500
North Carolina 2,960 $140,600
Texas 2,620 $117,130
Illinois 1,950 $113,180
Washington 1,810 $141,360
Indiana 1,720 $54,350
Michigan 1,570 $99,440
Minnesota 1,490 $117,190
New York 1,360 $124,560
Virginia 1,270 $126,060
Oregon 1,250 $104,160
Colorado 1,230 $127,080
District of Columbia 1,200 $133,700
Utah 1,200 $86,880
Arizona 1,060 $93,240
Ohio 1,000 $120,720
Missouri 670 $104,550

Below are the states where Natural Sciences Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $166,190
Massachusetts $164,590
Connecticut $156,340
California $150,350
Washington $141,360
North Carolina $140,600
Maryland $137,500
District of Columbia $133,700
Pennsylvania $130,970
Colorado $127,080

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