Recreational Therapists Salary Information in New Mexico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,370
25th Percentile Wage
$31,970
50th Percentile Wage
$38,060
75th Percentile Wage
$51,890
90th Percentile Wage
$60,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for recreational 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 $60,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,060
9.01% 10.14%
2016
$34,630
-4.24% -
2015
$36,100
1.25% -
2014
$35,650
1.68% -
2013
$35,050
2.43% -
2012
$34,200
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of recreational therapists in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of recreational therapists in state of New Mexico ranges from $33,480 to $39,850. The highest paying area for recreational therapists in New Mexico is Albuquerque with a median annual salary of $39,850. The lowest paying area is North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Albuquerque
$39,850
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$33,480




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