Speech-Language Pathologists Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for speech-language pathologists in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of speech-language pathologists among 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 Speech-Language Pathologists in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,390
25th Percentile Wage
$58,830
50th Percentile Wage
$74,860
75th Percentile Wage
$92,730
90th Percentile Wage
$109,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $109,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of speech-language pathologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,860
-0.81% 9.38%
2016
$75,470
1.79% -
2015
$74,120
4.80% -
2014
$70,560
5.07% -
2013
$66,980
-1.28% -
2012
$67,840
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Speech-Language Pathologists in New Mexico Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in state of New Mexico ranges from $63,190 to $79,410. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in New Mexico is Las Cruces with a median annual salary of $79,410. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Santa Fe (mean annual salary $78,990). The lowest paying area is North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,190.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Las Cruces
$79,410
Santa Fe
$78,990
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$78,270
Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$72,710
Albuquerque
$72,650
Farmington
$65,210
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$63,190




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