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Legislator Salary Information in Albuquerque, New Mexico

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Albuquerque, New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Albuquerque is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,680
25th Percentile Wage
$17,510
50th Percentile Wage
$18,910
75th Percentile Wage
$22,840
90th Percentile Wage
$29,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $29,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,680.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for legislators in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201618,9103.01%3.12%
201518,3400.87%-
201418,1800.11%-
201318,160-0.88%-
201218,320--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Albuquerque with Other New Mexico Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $18,910, Albuquerque is the lowest paying city for legislators in state of New Mexico, following city of North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $19,370). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Albuquerque is about 2.4 percent (2.4%) lower than that of the highest paying city North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$19,370
Las Cruces
$19,350
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$19,160
Albuquerque
$18,910

See also: Top paying jobs in Albuquerque, New Mexico.