Albuquerque, NM. - Many of the best-paying career opportunities in the Albuquerque region are actually blue-collar occupations that often don't require a college degree.
For example, a search on Indeed shows that employers in New Mexico's largest metro area have thousands of openings for skilled jobs, ranging from construction to manufacturing. And some of these positions come with annual salaries approaching or even exceeding six figures.
In fact, here are 10 Albuquerque companies hiring to fill blue-collar jobs that pay over $40 an hour.
1. McCormick Partners Roofing Recruitment - Project Manager
This company is seeking multiple project managers for commercial roofing jobs. The compensation range for these full-time roles is $100,000 to $150,000 a year.
2. Bradbury Stamm Construction Inc - Project Manager
This construction firm is hiring to fill multiple full-time construction project manager roles. The pay range for these positions is $75,000 to $150,000 a year.
3. Coe Construction Inc. - Superintendent
Coe Construction is recruiting an experienced construction superintendent in Albuquerque. This opportunity pays between $75,000 to $105,000 a year.
4. Fortis Construction, Inc. - Project Manager
Another project manager role for a construction company. Fortis Construction is hiring a qualified candidate to oversee the management of construction projects.
According to Indeed, the likely salary range for this job is $74,000 to $94,000 a year.
5. TKE - Superintendent
TKE has an opening for a full-time repair superintendent. The likely compensation range for this position is $81,000 to $103,000 a year, according to Indeed.
6. Texana Builders - Project Superintendent
Texana Builders is also seeking a project superintendent. This job pays between $100,000 to $120,000 a year.
7. Sundance Properties LLc - Journeyman Plumber
Sundance Projects is hiring a full-time journeyman plumber. This role pays up to $41 an hour.
8. Sundt Construction Inc - Master Plumber
Sundt Construction in Rio Rancho, is recruiting a licensed master plumber. This position pays around $40 an hour.
9. Corbins - Electrical Foreman, Journeyman, and Apprentice
Corbins has multiple opportunities for full-time electrical foremen, journeymen, and apprentices. These jobs pay up to $45 an hour.
10. C.R. England - CDL Truck Driver
Finally, C.R. England is seeking multiple CDL Class A truck drivers in Rio Rancho. The pay rnage for these full-time roles is $1,900 to $2,300 a week.