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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Albuquerque, New Mexico Metro Area

MSA: Albuquerque, NM
counties: Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance, Valencia
Population (2016 estimate): 910,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 6.5%
NFP Employment (2016): 388,000
Average Earnings (2016): $38,180

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 19,140 50.2 1.0 $85,180
Business and Financial Operations 19,340 50.7 1.0 $60,020
IT and Mathematical 8,980 23.5 0.8 $72,370
Architecture and Engineering 12,970 34.0 1.9 $90,730
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 3,760 9.9 1.2 $63,660
Community and Social Services 6,100 16.0 1.1 $40,120
Legal and Judicial 3,600 9.4 1.2 $63,670
Education, Training, and Library 21,920 57.5 0.9 $43,910
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 5,330 14.0 1.0 $33,070
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 26,140 68.5 1.2 $66,870
Healthcare Support 14,010 36.7 1.3 $27,980
Protective Services 10,850 28.4 1.2 $34,320
Food Preparation and Serving Related 37,390 98.0 1.1 $19,280
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 11,720 30.7 1.0 $21,840
Personal Care and Services 17,410 45.6 1.4 $20,330
Sales and Related 38,520 100.9 1.0 $25,780
Office and Administrative Support 60,440 158.4 1.0 $32,270
Construction and Extraction 17,940 47.0 1.2 $36,480
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 13,640 35.7 0.9 $39,180
Production 11,560 30.3 0.5 $29,860
Transportation and Material Moving 20,530 53.8 0.8 $29,190

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