Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for accountants and auditors in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of accountants and auditors amongst New Mexico areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Accountants and Auditors in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,430
25th Percentile Wage
$46,880
50th Percentile Wage
$59,170
75th Percentile Wage
$76,770
90th Percentile Wage
$104,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of accountants and auditors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,170
1.05% 7.08%
2016
$58,550
2.43% -
2015
$57,130
0.88% -
2014
$56,630
3.34% -
2013
$54,740
-0.44% -
2012
$54,980
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Accountants and Auditors in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in state of New Mexico ranges from $43,900 to $77,250. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in New Mexico is Los Alamos County with a median annual salary of $77,250. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Albuquerque (mean annual salary $61,540). The lowest paying area is Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Los Alamos County
$77,250
Albuquerque
$61,540
Santa Fe
$57,500
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$56,090
Farmington
$51,080
Las Cruces
$51,020
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$50,390
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$43,900




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