Postal Service Mail Carriers Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for postal service mail carriers in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postal service mail carriers among 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 Postal Service Mail Carriers in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,420
25th Percentile Wage
$36,210
50th Percentile Wage
$53,610
75th Percentile Wage
$59,860
90th Percentile Wage
$62,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postal service mail carriers in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postal service mail carriers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,610
-7.96% -4.42%
2016
$57,880
-0.40% -
2015
$58,110
2.19% -
2014
$56,840
1.94% -
2013
$55,740
-0.43% -
2012
$55,980
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postal Service Mail Carriers in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postal service mail carriers in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postal service mail carriers in state of New Mexico ranges from $39,270 to $57,050. The highest paying area for postal service mail carriers in New Mexico is Albuquerque with a median annual salary of $57,050. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Santa Fe (mean annual salary $49,680). The lowest paying area is Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,270.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Albuquerque
$57,050
Santa Fe
$49,680
Farmington
$48,370
Las Cruces
$46,960
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$45,440
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$44,820
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$39,270




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