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Life Scientists, All Other
 
Description

Life Scientists, All Other - All life scientists not listed separately.

O*NET code 19-1099.00

 
Wages

The national typical annual salary for this occupation is $66,930 per year. Nationally, the typical hourly wage for this occupation is $32.18.The state typical wage is $55,710. The typical wage in New Mexico is well below the national average. In New Mexico, the typical hourly wage is $26.78 and most workers in this occupation earn between $21.99 and $34.86 per hour based on the 25th and 75th percentile wage in the survey.

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New Mexico Local Wages for Life Scientists, All Other
AreaEntry WageTypical WageExperienced Wage
National Annual$66,930
National Hourly$32.18
Statewide Annual$43,340$55,710$77,220
Statewide Hourly$20.84$26.78$37.12
+ Metro Areas
Albuquerque Annual$43,310$54,800$75,660
Hourly $20.82$26.35$36.38
Farmington Annual---
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Las Cruces Annual---
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Santa Fe Annual---
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+ Regions
Central Annual$43,315$54,800$75,665
Hourly $20.82$26.35$36.38
Eastern Annual---
Hourly ---
Northern Annual---
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Southwestern Annual---
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A dash '-' indicates that information is not available for this occupation or area.
Metro Areas refer to Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
Regions refer to Workforce Investment Areas.
For more detailed information about New Mexico wages visit the Occupational Employment Statistics program website. Information displayed represents annual 2013 wages.

 
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Job Growth

New Mexico

2012 to 2022

In 2012 there were about 60 workers in this occupation in New Mexico. The Department of Workforce Solutions estimates that by 2022 this number will increase by about 28 percent and an estmated 70 will be employed in this occupation. Compared to other occupations, employment growth in this occupation is growing about average. Job opportunities indicate few and keen competition, as there should be about 2 openings each year for workers in this occupation.

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New Mexico Local Needs for Life Scientists, All Other
AreaEstimated
Employment
2012
Projected
Employment
2022
Annual
Percent
Change
Total
Annual
Average
Openings
New Mexico60702.47%2
+ Metro Areas
Albuquerque60703.01%2
Farmington----
Las Cruces----
Santa Fe----
+ Regions
Central60703.01%2
Eastern----
Northern----
Southwestern----

A dash '-' indicates that information is not available for this occupation or area.
Metro Areas refer to Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
Regions refer to Workforce Investment Areas.

Employment estimates are rounded.

Source: NMDWS, Economic Research and Analysis Bureau.

 
Education

Use this list to find educational opportunities for this occupation. Contact the specific schools directly to find out application requirements and program availability.

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New Mexico Schools with programs for Life Scientists, All Other

No New Mexico public based training programs found for this specific occupation. However, please consider reviewing the list of NM Educational Opportunities and contacting a New Mexico Institution of Higher Education to see if a program in the related Career Cluster is available.

This list is updated once a year and is compiled from the NM Department of Higher Education and other sources.

 
License

No New Mexico occupational license is required.

Other available certificates or credentials may also be desirable. Additional local licenses or permits may be required, and individual businesses may have specific employment requirements. Licensing information is collected through a variety of New Mexico-based resources and does NOT include federal licensing requirements.

Source: NMDWS, Economic Research and Analysis Bureau, bi-annual survey of NM license boards and commissions.

 
WorkKeys Skill Levels

No WorkKeys scores are available for this particular occupation.

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Industires that Hire Life Scientists, All Other in New Mexico.
IndustryPercent of Employed
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat*
Administrative and Support Services*
Education and Health Services*
Educational Services*
Educational Services*
Federal Government, Excluding Post Office*
Government*
Government*
Professional and Business Services*
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services*
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services*
Services Providing*
Total All Industries100.0%
Total Federal Government Employment*

* Data is confidential.

Source: NMDWS, Economic Research and Analysis Bureau Projections Unit

 
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