Ruidoso Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Ruidoso, NM

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Class A CDL Owner Operator HHG Truck Drivers

    Graebel Van Lines - Ruidoso, NM

    HOUSEHOLD GOODS/RELOCATION Truck Driving Professional “Movers” Needed Today at Graebel When you accept a job as a CDL Truck Driver/Mover with Graebel, you will be responsible for...

    from Graebel Van Lines - 19 days ago
  • CDL-A Company Truck Drivers

    Mesilla Valley Transportation - Ruidoso, NM

    At Mesilla Valley Transportation all the pieces are in place to enjoy a better truck driving career with a carrier that knows how to treat you well! Mesilla Valley Transportation,...

    from Mesilla Valley Transportation - 20 days ago
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Ruidoso, New Mexico

Ruidoso is a mountain resort town in Lincoln County, New Mexico, adjacent to the Lincoln National Forest. The population was 7,698 at the 2000 census and 11,210 in the 2005 census estimate. The cities of Ruidoso Downs, Hollywood, Mescalero, and Alto are suburbs of Ruidoso and contribute to the Ruidoso Micropolitan Statistical Area's population of 21,223. __TOC__ Ruidoso lies in the rugged Sierra Blanca mountain range of southcentral New Mexico, where it merges with the Sacramento Mountains to the south. Ruidoso is a rapidly growing resort community due to the region's alpine scenery, Ruidoso Downs racetrack, and slopes of Ski Apache, the Mescalero Apache Indian owned ski resort on the 12,000 foot mountain Sierra Blanca. The tribe also operates the Inn of the Mountain Gods resort in the area, which includes a casino, hotel, and golf course. Ruidoso is the largest community in Lincoln County and serves as the regional economic hub. Ruidoso has been experiencing explosive growth....more

Ruidoso Careers

Among the most common occupations in Ruidoso are Sales and office occupations, 30%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 66 percent of workers in Ruidoso, New Mexico work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 16 percent are self-employed.

Ruidoso Industries

The leading industries in Ruidoso, New Mexico are Retail trade, 17%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 16%; and Educational, health and social services, 15%. Simply Hired's Ruidoso job listings indicate that the following industries in Ruidoso are hiring the most workers:

Ruidoso Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Ruidoso, New Mexico is $26,213, and the median income of households in Ruidoso was $37,107.

Average Salaries in Ruidoso, NM

Ruidoso, NM


According to our Ruidoso Trends data, the number of Ruidoso, New Mexico jobs has increased by 34% since October 2013.
Ruidoso job trends

Ruidoso Employment Statistics

Population of Ruidoso
Total population 7,698
Male 47.45%
Female 52.55%
Median age 46.2
Ruidoso Housing
Owner-occupied homes 75.0%
Median cost of a home $113,900
Median mortgage payment $555
Renter-occupied homes 25.0%
Vacant housing 54.7%
Median monthly rent $492
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,452
Median for all female full-time $21,974
Household Income
Less than $10,000 6%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 25%
Some college, no degree 29%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 16%
Graduate degree 12%
Marital Status
Never married 15%
Currently married 60%
Separated 2%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 15%
White 89%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 10%
Ruidoso Commute
Carpool 16.1%
Public transportation 0.2%
Average travel time 18 minutes