Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teacher Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers 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 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,070
25th Percentile Wage
$55,150
50th Percentile Wage
$64,970
75th Percentile Wage
$85,030
90th Percentile Wage
$101,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201664,9705.97%12.10%
201561,090-4.09%-
201463,59010.19%-
201257,110--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of New Mexico ranges from $58,240 to $62,570. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in New Mexico is Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,570. The lowest paying area is Santa Fe with a median annual salary of $58,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$62,570
Santa Fe
$58,240



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