How Much do Construction Laborers Make in New Mexico?

Do construction laborers in New Mexico make a lot of money? What is the average pay for New Mexico construction laborers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction laborers in New Mexico earn an average of $33,130 a year, equivalent to $15.93 an hour.

This is 21% less than construction laborers nationwide and 30% less than the typical New Mexico worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
New Mexico Construction Laborer Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $21.63 $44,980
75th $18.16 $37,770
50th $15.38 $31,980
25th $13.16 $27,370
10th $11.03 $22,950
New Mexico Construction Laborers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Albuquerque $15.60 $32,440
Farmington $16.72 $34,770
Las Cruces $15.17 $31,550
Santa Fe $17.21 $35,800
New Mexico Construction Laborer Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $15.93 $33,130
2018 $15.42 $32,070
2017 $14.89 $30,960
2016 $14.30 $29,750
2015 $13.61 $28,320
2014 $13.45 $27,970
2013 $13.20 $27,460
2012 $13.17 $27,400
2011 $12.83 $26,690