Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,270
25th Percentile Wage
$34,030
50th Percentile Wage
$42,790
75th Percentile Wage
$53,980
90th Percentile Wage
$65,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,790
1.73% 3.79%
2016
$42,050
-2.38% -
2015
$43,050
-5.99% -
2014
$45,630
2.17% -
2013
$44,640
7.77% -
2012
$41,170
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in state of New Mexico ranges from $31,920 to $49,180. The highest paying area for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in New Mexico is Santa Fe with a median annual salary of $49,180. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Los Alamos County (mean annual salary $48,420). The lowest paying area is Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Santa Fe
$49,180
Los Alamos County
$48,420
Albuquerque
$44,610
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$42,610
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$38,610
Farmington
$38,580
Las Cruces
$34,890
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$31,920




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