State JTIP Funds Continue to Grow and Retain Jobs in New Mexico
23 Nov 2021
SANTA FE, N.M. – Ten companies were approved by the Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) board in November. The awards will support training costs for 212 new employees and 3 interns, New Mexico Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announce today.
The JTIP program has been essential in helping companies fill high-level, skilled jobs in New Mexico. It is an important tool in facilitating the diversification of the state’s economy. In fact, nine of the companies receiving funds this month represent one the Governor’s nine target industry sectors, specifically renewable energy, aerospace, biosciences, and value-added agriculture. The average salaries in these industries are $65,500; $124K, $75,500, and $51,500, respectively.