First-Line Supervisor of Police and Detectives Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of police and detectives 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 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,850
25th Percentile Wage
$64,110
50th Percentile Wage
$73,970
75th Percentile Wage
$90,480
90th Percentile Wage
$111,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $111,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,970
1.73% 14.72%
2016
$72,690
4.20% -
2015
$69,640
10.73% -
2014
$62,170
1.09% -
2013
$61,490
-2.59% -
2012
$63,080
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of police and detectives in state of New Mexico ranges from $61,140 to $89,620. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of police and detectives in New Mexico is Santa Fe with a median annual salary of $89,620. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Farmington (mean annual salary $79,880). The lowest paying area is Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Santa Fe
$89,620
Farmington
$79,880
Albuquerque
$79,440
Las Cruces
$74,520
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$72,080
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$64,680
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$61,140




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