Want a career in a growing industry? Find information on some of New Mexico’s most in-demand industries, including job openings, wage information, training & education, and more.
Healthcare is a critical, growing industry, both in New Mexico and across the country. Jobs in this industry include a wide variety of educational backgrounds, ranging from medical degrees to many jobs that require less than four years of college.
Jobs in healthcare involve planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.
Information technology is a rapidly growing and changing industry and includes some of the fastest-growing occupations in New Mexico. IT careers can be found in almost any industry and require a variety of educational backgrounds.
Jobs in IT involve building linkages in IT occupations for entry level, technical and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services.
STEM careers are widely varied, addressing problems as different as growing enough food, reducing reliance on fossil fuels, developing medicines, and creating new and better computers. Educational backgrounds vary and careers can be found with many different types of employers.
Jobs in STEM involve planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.
Construction is a growing industry in New Mexico that is crucial to everyday life and our state’s future. Educational backgrounds for construction trades range from high school diplomas to graduate degrees.
Jobs in construction trades involve the building and maintenance of all types of buildings, highways, streets, bridges, tunnels, and more.
Education is a vital and growing industry that focuses on preparing New Mexicans of all ages for their futures. Occupations include teachers, trainers, and professional and administrative support services. Educational backgrounds vary.
Jobs in education involve planning, managing, and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.