Occupational Therapists Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for occupational therapists in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of occupational therapists among 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 Occupational Therapists in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,980
25th Percentile Wage
$66,250
50th Percentile Wage
$79,780
75th Percentile Wage
$96,110
90th Percentile Wage
$115,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for occupational therapists in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,980.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,780
1.23% 9.86%
2016
$78,800
0.01% -
2015
$78,790
2.82% -
2014
$76,570
5.68% -
2013
$72,220
0.43% -
2012
$71,910
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Occupational Therapists in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of occupational therapists in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of occupational therapists in state of New Mexico ranges from $65,600 to $92,370. The highest paying area for occupational therapists in New Mexico is Las Cruces with a median annual salary of $92,370. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Santa Fe (mean annual salary $85,610). The lowest paying area is North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $65,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Las Cruces
$92,370
Santa Fe
$85,610
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$85,410
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$84,630
Albuquerque
$77,360
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$65,600




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