Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary Information in New Mexico

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Psychology Teachers in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,640
25th Percentile Wage
$58,160
50th Percentile Wage
$74,680
75th Percentile Wage
$102,410
90th Percentile Wage
$156,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary psychology 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 $156,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,680
0.50% 6.20%
2016
$74,310
-11.41% -
2015
$82,790
3.85% -
2014
$79,600
13.66% -
2013
$68,730
-1.92% -
2012
$70,050
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