Other Postsecondary Teacher Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for other postsecondary teachers in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other postsecondary teachers amongst New Mexico metropolitan 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 Other Postsecondary Teachers in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,360
25th Percentile Wage
$36,330
50th Percentile Wage
$52,910
75th Percentile Wage
$77,550
90th Percentile Wage
$101,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other postsecondary teachers in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other postsecondary teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$52,910
-2.48% 0.04%
2015
$54,220
-1.18% -
2014
$54,860
1.40% -
2013
$54,090
2.22% -
2012
$52,890
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Postsecondary Teachers in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other postsecondary teachers in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other postsecondary teachers in state of New Mexico ranges from $19,930 to $61,270. The highest paying area for other postsecondary teachers in New Mexico is Santa Fe with a median annual salary of $61,270. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Albuquerque (mean annual salary $58,250). The lowest paying area is Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Santa Fe
$61,270
Albuquerque
$58,250
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$51,410
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$29,610
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$19,930




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