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

Las Cruces, New Mexico Metro Area

MSA: Las Cruces, NM
county: Doña Ana
Population (2016 estimate): 214,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 7.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 73,000
Average Earnings (2016): $32,570

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 2,990 42.5 0.8 $76,150
Business and Financial Operations 2,870 40.8 0.8 $53,310
IT and Mathematical 1,820 25.9 0.9 $75,580
Architecture and Engineering 1,980 28.2 1.6 $75,810
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 790 11.2 1.4 $62,420
Community and Social Services 1,200 17.1 1.2 $42,370
Legal and Judicial 300 4.3 0.6 $55,730
Education, Training, and Library 5,970 84.9 1.4 $64,010
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 540 7.7 0.6 $36,140
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 3,880 55.2 0.9 $59,840
Healthcare Support 2,830 40.2 1.4 $21,360
Protective Services 2,840 40.3 1.7 $40,660
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,300 103.8 1.1 $18,760
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,130 30.3 1.0 $20,350
Personal Care and Services 4,310 61.3 1.9 $18,480
Sales and Related 6,000 85.2 0.8 $21,960
Office and Administrative Support 10,930 155.4 1.0 $27,350
Construction and Extraction 3,320 47.2 1.2 $32,240
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,370 33.7 0.9 $34,340
Production 2,130 30.3 0.5 $24,880
Transportation and Material Moving 2,440 34.7 0.5 $23,910

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