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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 data of legislators in Albuquerque is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,620
25th Percentile Wage
$17,450
50th Percentile Wage
$18,830
75th Percentile Wage
$22,660
90th Percentile Wage
$29,860

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 $29,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $16,620.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$18,830
-0.42% 2.71%
2016
$18,910
3.01% -
2015
$18,340
0.87% -
2014
$18,180
0.11% -
2013
$18,160
-0.88% -
2012
$18,320
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $18,830 in Albuquerque is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of New Mexico. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Albuquerque is 6.7 percent (6.7%) lower than that in the highest paying North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area and 1.6 percent (1.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$20,180
Santa Fe
$19,340
Las Cruces
$18,840
Albuquerque
$18,830
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$18,650
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$18,520



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