Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for dietitians and nutritionists in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dietitians and nutritionists 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 Dietitians and Nutritionists in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,630
25th Percentile Wage
$44,080
50th Percentile Wage
$53,830
75th Percentile Wage
$65,420
90th Percentile Wage
$77,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietitians and nutritionists in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.61
25th Percentile Wage
$21.19
50th Percentile Wage
$25.88
75th Percentile Wage
$31.45
90th Percentile Wage
$37.02

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dietitians and nutritionists in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.02. The median hourly salary is $25.88. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.61.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of dietitians and nutritionists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,8308.12%7.17%
201549,4605.12%-
201446,9303.05%-
201345,500-9.82%-
201249,970--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Dietitians and Nutritionists in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in state of New Mexico ranges from $42,470 to $58,670. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in New Mexico is Albuquerque with a median annual salary of $58,670. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $47,370). The lowest paying area is Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Albuquerque
$58,670
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$47,370
Las Cruces
$45,450
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$42,470


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