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Electrical Engineer Salary Information in New Mexico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,640
25th Percentile Wage
$62,560
50th Percentile Wage
$96,170
75th Percentile Wage
$125,430
90th Percentile Wage
$155,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical 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 $155,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,640.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.42
25th Percentile Wage
$30.08
50th Percentile Wage
$46.23
75th Percentile Wage
$60.30
90th Percentile Wage
$74.65

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical engineers in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $74.65. The median hourly salary is $46.23. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.42.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201696,1704.88%11.72%
201591,480-7.05%-
201497,9303.85%-
201394,1609.83%-
201284,900--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical engineers in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical engineers in state of New Mexico ranges from $91,030 to $98,260. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in New Mexico is Santa Fe with a median annual salary of $98,260. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Albuquerque (mean annual salary $97,280). The lowest paying area is Las Cruces with a median annual salary of $91,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Santa Fe
$98,260
Albuquerque
$97,280
Farmington
$94,620
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$91,280
Las Cruces
$91,030


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