Albuquerque Jobs

  • Dedicated Truck Driver - Weekly Home Time

    C.R. England - Albuquerque, NM

    Truck driver needed for dedicated clients. Better home time and better pay for dedicated lanes. C.R. England is the largest refrigerated trucking company in USA. Preference given...

    from C.R. England - 16 hours ago
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse

    Medstaff Healthcare Solutions - Albuquerque, NM

    MedStaff has an opportunity in Albuquerque, NM for a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Travel Nurse. For over 21 years, MedStaff has been placing travel nurses and healthcare...

    from MedStaff Healthcare Solutions - 29 days ago
  • Driver - Team Truck Drivers - Class A CDL

    Schneider - Albuquerque, NM

    Team Truck Drivers - $5,000 Sign-on Bonus per Team - 3 Weeks Out, 5 Days Home-140655 Team truck drivers are among the highest compensated in Schneider’s fleet, with many drivers...

    from Schneider - 1 day ago
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Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque is the largest city in the state of New Mexico, United States. It is the county seat of Bernalillo County and is situated in the central part of the state, straddling the Rio Grande. The city population was 448,607 as of the 2000 U.S. census. As of the 2006 census estimate, the city's population was 504,949, with a metropolitan population of 816,811 as of July 1, 2006. In 2006, Albuquerque ranked as the 33rd-largest city and 61st-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. The Albuquerque MSA population includes the city of Rio Rancho, one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, a hub for many master-planned communities which are expected to draw future businesses and residents to the area. Albuquerque is home to the University of New Mexico and Kirtland Air Force Base as well as Sandia National Laboratories and Petroglyph National Monument. The Sandia Mountains run along the eastern side of Albuquerque and the Rio Grande flows through the city north to south.

Albuquerque Economy

Albuquerque lies at the center of the New Mexico Technology Corridor, a band of high-tech private companies and government institutions along the Rio Grande. Larger institutions whose employees contribute to the population are numerous and include Sandia National Laboratories, Kirtland Air Force Base, and the attendant contracting companies which bring highly educated workers to a somewhat isolated region. Intel operates a large semiconductor factory or "fab" just outside the city boundaries of neighboring Rio Rancho, New Mexico, in Sandoval County, New Mexico, with its attendant large-capital investment. The solar energy and architectural-design innovator Steve Baer located his company, Zomeworks, here in the late 1960s. In March 2007 Tesla Motors announced that an electric car assembly plant will be going up on Albuquerque's Westside. Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory cooperate in an enterprise that began with the Manhattan Project. ...more

Albuquerque Careers

Among the most common occupations in Albuquerque are Management, professional, and related occupations, 36%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 15%. Approximately 69 percent of workers in Albuquerque, New Mexico work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Albuquerque Industries

The leading industries in Albuquerque, New Mexico are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 20%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 14%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Albuquerque job listings indicate that the following industries in Albuquerque are hiring the most workers:

Albuquerque Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Albuquerque, New Mexico is $35,015, and the median income of households in Albuquerque was $41,820.

Average Salaries in Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque, NM


According to our Albuquerque Trends data, the number of Albuquerque, New Mexico jobs has increased by 83% since October 2013.
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Albuquerque Employment Statistics

Population of Albuquerque
Total population 488,133
Male 48.71%
Female 51.29%
Median age 35.8
Albuquerque Housing
Owner-occupied homes 62.5%
Median cost of a home $149,900
Median mortgage payment $821
Renter-occupied homes 37.5%
Vacant housing 5.6%
Median monthly rent $620
Average Income
Median for all workers $24,783
Median for all male full-time $39,530
Median for all female full-time $30,500
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 25%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 18%
Graduate degree 15%
Marital Status
Never married 31%
Currently married 48%
Separated 2%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 14%
White 75%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 2%
Other 20%
Albuquerque Commute
Carpool 12.7%
Public transportation 1.6%
Average travel time 21 minutes