Silver City Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Silver City, NM

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Regional Division As a Regional Team Truck Driver, you can enjoy the life of a truck driver without having to travel across...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Nurse Practitioner - Las Cruces

    Catapult Health - Silver City, NM

    Catapult Health Nurse Practitioner – New Mexico Why Work With Us? At Catapult Health, we make sure our team members are well taken care of. We know that their hard work and...

    from Catapult Health - 2 days ago
  • NEW CDL Team Flatbed Division – $2,000 SIGN-ON BONUS!

    Western Express - Silver City, NM

    Western Express is proud to announce a BRAND NEW division for team flatbed truck drivers. You and your teammate will earn a great flat-rate CPM on lots of consistent miles each...

    from Western Express - 13 days ago
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Silver City, New Mexico

Silver City is a town in Grant County, New Mexico, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the town population was 10,545. It is the county seat of Grant County . The city marked the end of "the race" in the 2001 movie Rat Race, though scenes depicting the town were actually filmed in Ely, Nevada. The city is also the home of Western New Mexico University.

Silver City Careers

Among the most common occupations in Silver City are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Service occupations, 21%; and Sales and office occupations, 20%. Approximately 61 percent of workers in Silver City, New Mexico work for companies, 24 percent work for the government and 8 percent are self-employed.

Silver City Industries

The leading industries in Silver City, New Mexico are Educational, health and social services, 29%; Retail trade, 11%; and Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining, 9%. Simply Hired's Silver City job listings indicate that the following industries in Silver City are hiring the most workers:

Silver City Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Silver City, New Mexico is $23,455, and the median income of households in Silver City was $25,881.

Average Salaries in Silver City, NM

Silver City, NM


According to our Silver City Trends data, the number of Silver City, New Mexico jobs has increased by 86% since October 2013.
Silver City job trends

Silver City Employment Statistics

Population of Silver City
Total population 10,545
Male 47.63%
Female 52.37%
Median age 36.9
Silver City Housing
Owner-occupied homes 63.3%
Median cost of a home $87,700
Median mortgage payment $499
Renter-occupied homes 36.7%
Vacant housing 11.1%
Median monthly rent $430
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $28,476
Median for all female full-time $18,434
Household Income
Less than $10,000 17%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 3%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 25%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 28%
Currently married 48%
Separated 2%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 14%
White 74%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 0%
Other 24%
Silver City Commute
Carpool 14.0%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 14 minutes