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Fastest-Growing Careers
These are the occupations that were expected to have the largest rate of growth from 2018 to 2028 (for states) or 2020to 2030 (for the United States overall). Please note that these projections do not account for the impacts of the current pandemic. Many occupations are likely to have very different projections due to the rapidly changing economy. When revised data are available, they will be published here.
We found 407 growing occupations in New Mexico.
Rank Occupation Employment Percent Change Earnings Typical Education
2018 2028
1
Wind Turbine Service Technicians
160
330
106%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearPostsecondary non-degree award
2
Solar Photovoltaic Installers
130
220
69%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
3
Information Security Analysts
840
1,200
43%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
4
Mathematicians
70
100
43%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearMaster's degree
5
Personal Care Aides
28,220
38,890
38%
Median wage is less than $30,870 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
6
History Teachers, Postsecondary
30
40
33%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearDoctoral or professional degree
7
Psychiatric Aides
120
160
33%
Median wage is between $30,870 to $41,300 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
8
Statisticians
90
120
33%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearMaster's degree
9
Computer and Information Research Scientists
770
990
29%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearMaster's degree
10
Nurse Practitioners
1,050
1,340
28%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearMaster's degree