How Much do Dental Hygienists Make in New Mexico?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, dental hygienists in New Mexico earn an average of $74,960 a year, equivalent to $36.04 an hour.

This is 3% less than dental hygienists nationwide, but it is 59% more than the typical New Mexico worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
New Mexico Dental Hygienist Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $50.14 $104,280
75th $44.71 $93,000
50th $37.56 $78,120
25th $30.92 $64,310
10th $17.30 $35,980
New Mexico Dental Hygienists Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Albuquerque $33.23 $69,130
Farmington $37.09 $77,150
Las Cruces $35.55 $73,950
Santa Fe $43.65 $90,780
New Mexico Dental Hygienist Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $36.04 $74,960
2018 $36.47 $75,860
2017 $43.14 $89,740
2016 $43.79 $91,080
2015 $42.93 $89,290
2014 $36.34 $75,600
2013 $33.94 $70,600
2012 $36.50 $75,910
2011 $36.05 $74,980