Forest and Conservation Technician Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for forest and conservation technicians in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of forest and conservation technicians amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Forest and Conservation Technicians in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,740
25th Percentile Wage
$28,880
50th Percentile Wage
$32,310
75th Percentile Wage
$44,050
90th Percentile Wage
$52,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forest and conservation technicians in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $52,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,740.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.38
25th Percentile Wage
$13.88
50th Percentile Wage
$15.54
75th Percentile Wage
$21.18
90th Percentile Wage
$25.12

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for forest and conservation technicians in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $25.12. The median hourly salary is $15.54. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.38.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of forest and conservation technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201632,3101.15%3.06%
201531,9400.94%-
201431,640-2.21%-
201332,3403.15%-
201231,320--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Forest and Conservation Technicians in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of forest and conservation technicians in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of forest and conservation technicians in state of New Mexico ranges from $30,290 to $32,320. The highest paying area for forest and conservation technicians in New Mexico is Albuquerque with a median annual salary of $32,320. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $32,320). The lowest paying area is Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Albuquerque
$32,320
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$32,320
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$32,310
Santa Fe
$31,360
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$30,290


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