Other Biological Scientist Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for other biological scientists in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other biological scientists 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Biological Scientists in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,310
25th Percentile Wage
$50,750
50th Percentile Wage
$69,120
75th Percentile Wage
$80,490
90th Percentile Wage
$89,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other biological scientists in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.53
25th Percentile Wage
$24.40
50th Percentile Wage
$33.22
75th Percentile Wage
$38.70
90th Percentile Wage
$43.26

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other biological scientists in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.26. The median hourly salary is $33.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.53.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other biological scientists from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201669,1206.79%5.87%
201564,4301.68%-
201463,350-2.70%-
201265,060--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Biological Scientists in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other biological scientists in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other biological scientists in state of New Mexico ranges from $31,320 to $65,170. The highest paying area for other biological scientists in New Mexico is Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $65,170. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $59,320). The lowest paying area is Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$65,170
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$59,320
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$31,320


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