New Mexico presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:
- industrial sectors
But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.
New Mexico Economic Overview
In 2016, New Mexico Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 37th with over $93 billion and ranked 39th with a per capita GDP of over $41,000. For June 2017, New Mexico had an employed workforce of over 933,000 and an unemployment rate of 6.4%. For 2016, New Mexico ranked 25th on the cost of living.
The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to America at large; New Mexico’s rank on this measure has fallen from 33rd to 39th.
Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in New Mexico, including the following major cities:
New Mexico Industries for Job Training
OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major New Mexico industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the New Mexico economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.
The New Mexico OJT supersector with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large is Government.
Government. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
Government is the top supersector in New Mexico, relative to the nation, with over 184,000 employed (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:
- United States Department of the Army
- City of Albuquerque
- The State of New Mexico
- City of Las Cruces
- New Mexico Department of Children Youth and Families
- United States Department of the Air Force
New Mexico Growth Industries for Job Training
The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.
New Mexico OJT industries that grew their workforce 2% or more than the country at large are the Construction supersector, the Leisure & Hospitality supersector, and the Information supersector.
Construction. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
- Construction: (NAICS 23)
Construction is the top growth industry in New Mexico, relative to the rest of America, with over 46,000 employed (5.5% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Construction employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 8.2% while the national average grew 3.5%.
Leisure & Hospitality. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
Leisure & Hospitality is one of the top growth industries in New Mexico, relative to the rest of America, with over 100,000 employed (12.1% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Leisure & Hospitality employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 6.6% while the national average grew 2.6%.
Information. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
- Publishing Industries (except Internet): NAICS 511
- Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries: NAICS 512
- Broadcasting (except Internet): NAICS 515
- Telecommunications: NAICS 517
- Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services: NAICS 518
- Other Information Services: NAICS 519
Information is one of the top growth industries in New Mexico, relative to the rest of America, with over 12,000 employed (1.6% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Information employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 2.4% while the national average contracted -0.9%. Companies reporting the most employee growth in this supersector are:
- Net Medical Xpress Solutions, Inc.
- Sigma Labs, Inc.
New Mexico Occupations for Job Training
The following shows New Mexico occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.
New Mexico Job Training Providers
New Mexico has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see New Mexico Training. See OJT trainers in New Mexico for additional training providers.
At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in New Mexico. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in New Mexico, OJT.com can help you.
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