Other Teacher and Instructor Salary Information in New Mexico

The average annual and hourly salaries for other teachers and instructors in the state of New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other teachers and instructors among New Mexico 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 Teachers and Instructors in New Mexico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,320
25th Percentile Wage
$27,650
50th Percentile Wage
$47,940
75th Percentile Wage
$63,400
90th Percentile Wage
$77,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other teachers and instructors in New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
2013
$47,940
-5.59% -5.59%
2012
$50,620
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other teachers and instructors in some New Mexico cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other teachers and instructors in state of New Mexico ranges from $36,690 to $72,430. The highest paying area for other teachers and instructors in New Mexico is Las Cruces with a median annual salary of $72,430. The second highest paying city/area in New Mexico State is Santa Fe (mean annual salary $57,410). The lowest paying area is Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,690.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Las Cruces
$72,430
Santa Fe
$57,410
Albuquerque
$48,260
Farmington
$45,530
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$40,980
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
$36,690




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