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 metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,500
25th Percentile Wage
$46,510
50th Percentile Wage
$58,550
75th Percentile Wage
$75,590
90th Percentile Wage
$99,960

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 $99,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,500.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.51
25th Percentile Wage
$22.36
50th Percentile Wage
$28.15
75th Percentile Wage
$36.34
90th Percentile Wage
$48.06

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for accountants and auditors in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.06. The median hourly salary is $28.15. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.51.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of accountants and auditors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,5502.43%6.10%
201557,1300.88%-
201456,6303.34%-
201354,740-0.44%-
201254,980--

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 $43,130 to $73,960. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in New Mexico is Los Alamos County with a median annual salary of $73,960. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Albuquerque (mean annual salary $60,230). The lowest paying area is Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Los Alamos County
$73,960
Albuquerque
$60,230
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$57,510
Farmington
$56,570
Santa Fe
$56,390
Las Cruces
$53,920
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$50,300
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$43,130



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