Postsecondary Biological Science Teacher Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary biological science teachers in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary biological science teachers among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Biological Science Teachers in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,990
25th Percentile Wage
$63,320
50th Percentile Wage
$76,550
75th Percentile Wage
$102,620
90th Percentile Wage
$137,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary biological science 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 $137,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary biological science teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,550
-5.92% 15.73%
2016
$81,080
7.56% -
2015
$74,950
7.91% -
2014
$69,020
10.69% -
2013
$61,640
-4.66% -
2012
$64,510
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