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Civil Engineer Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers among 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 Civil Engineers in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,340
25th Percentile Wage
$68,230
50th Percentile Wage
$86,540
75th Percentile Wage
$106,370
90th Percentile Wage
$136,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $136,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,340.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$86,540
1.54% 10.48%
2016
$85,210
3.84% -
2015
$81,940
6.31% -
2014
$76,770
2.28% -
2013
$75,020
-3.27% -
2012
$77,470
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineers in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of New Mexico ranges from $69,630 to $111,640. The highest paying area for civil engineers in New Mexico is Los Alamos County with a median annual salary of $111,640. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $96,640). The lowest paying area is Las Cruces with a median annual salary of $69,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Los Alamos County
$111,640
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$96,640
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$90,680
Albuquerque
$89,230
Farmington
$87,680
Santa Fe
$76,060
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$70,250
Las Cruces
$69,630




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