Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle school special education teachers in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of middle school special education 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,950
25th Percentile Wage
$38,620
50th Percentile Wage
$48,920
75th Percentile Wage
$61,510
90th Percentile Wage
$80,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school special education 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 $80,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,950.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for middle school special education teachers in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of middle school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,9201.59%3.56%
201548,1405.77%-
201445,3600.09%-
201345,320-4.10%-
201247,180--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of New Mexico ranges from $45,450 to $58,000. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in New Mexico is Santa Fe with a median annual salary of $58,000. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $57,160). The lowest paying area is Albuquerque with a median annual salary of $45,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Santa Fe
$58,000
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$57,160
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$51,920
Farmington
$50,310
Las Cruces
$46,900
Albuquerque
$45,450


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