Kindergarten Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten teachers, except special education in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten teachers, except special education amongst New Mexico cities 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 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,740
25th Percentile Wage
$45,240
50th Percentile Wage
$57,800
75th Percentile Wage
$74,240
90th Percentile Wage
$89,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten teachers, except special education in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,800
3.56% 22.61%
2016
$55,740
5.15% -
2015
$52,870
15.72% -
2014
$44,560
-0.65% -
2013
$44,850
0.27% -
2012
$44,730
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in state of New Mexico ranges from $50,510 to $73,470. The highest paying area for kindergarten teachers, except special education in New Mexico is Las Cruces with a median annual salary of $73,470. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Santa Fe (mean annual salary $65,640). The lowest paying area is Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Las Cruces
$73,470
Santa Fe
$65,640
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$62,770
Farmington
$56,040
Albuquerque
$55,000
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$52,450
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$50,510




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