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Construction Laborers Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction laborers in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction laborers 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 Construction Laborers in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,680
25th Percentile Wage
$25,530
50th Percentile Wage
$29,900
75th Percentile Wage
$35,820
90th Percentile Wage
$40,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction laborers in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $40,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$29,900
2.64% 11.84%
2016
$29,110
5.91% -
2015
$27,390
2.08% -
2014
$26,820
2.20% -
2013
$26,230
-0.50% -
2012
$26,360
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction Laborers in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction laborers in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction laborers in state of New Mexico ranges from $27,120 to $34,980. The highest paying area for construction laborers in New Mexico is Los Alamos County with a median annual salary of $34,980. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Santa Fe (mean annual salary $33,950). The lowest paying area is Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Los Alamos County
$34,980
Santa Fe
$33,950
Las Cruces
$30,380
Farmington
$30,300
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$29,790
Albuquerque
$29,330
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$28,240
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$27,120




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