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Library Technician Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for library technicians in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of library 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 Library Technicians in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,230
25th Percentile Wage
$24,520
50th Percentile Wage
$31,720
75th Percentile Wage
$39,530
90th Percentile Wage
$60,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for library 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 $60,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.25
25th Percentile Wage
$11.79
50th Percentile Wage
$15.25
75th Percentile Wage
$19.00
90th Percentile Wage
$29.26

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for library technicians in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.26. The median hourly salary is $15.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.25.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201631,7201.29%8.29%
201531,3104.76%-
201429,820-0.07%-
201329,8402.51%-
201229,090--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Library Technicians in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of library technicians in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of library technicians in state of New Mexico ranges from $21,090 to $36,000. The highest paying area for library technicians in New Mexico is Las Cruces with a median annual salary of $36,000. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Santa Fe (mean annual salary $34,770). The lowest paying area is Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $21,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Las Cruces
$36,000
Santa Fe
$34,770
Albuquerque
$34,050
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$28,630
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$26,460
Farmington
$26,020
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$21,090



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