Middle School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,110
25th Percentile Wage
$43,100
50th Percentile Wage
$52,960
75th Percentile Wage
$62,970
90th Percentile Wage
$78,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical 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 $78,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,110.

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 middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. 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 middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,9603.89%8.53%
201550,9006.27%-
201447,7101.22%-
201347,130-2.78%-
201248,440--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in state of New Mexico ranges from $48,450 to $65,060. The highest paying area for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in New Mexico is Las Cruces with a median annual salary of $65,060. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $59,140). The lowest paying area is Albuquerque with a median annual salary of $48,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Las Cruces
$65,060
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$59,140
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$54,460
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$52,810
Farmington
$49,840
Albuquerque
$48,450


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