Jobs For Teens in New Mexico
Teenagers in New Mexico have a lot of opportunity to keep busy. The state offers a variety of unique outdoor experiences, like Carlsbad Caverns, Petroglyphs National Monument and White Sands National Monument. There are mountains to climb throughout the state, with miles of hiking and biking trails to explore. Teenagers can wander the streets of Santa Fe and explore the unique architecture of the city, as well as the galleries, museums and shops in the area. With a state unemployment rate of 6.2%, teenagers in New Mexico who are interested in working should have the opportunity to do so.
If you're under 16 years of age, there are specific labor laws in New Mexico that don't allow you to work for traditional employers. Of course, if you're 14 or 15 years old you can get a work permit in New Mexico, but otherwise there isn't too much information on this page that will help you. With that being said, if you're under 16 years of age and don't have a work permit, please select the appropriate age below to find jobs that suit your age group.