How Much do Elementary School Teachers Make in New Mexico?

Do elementary school teachers in New Mexico make a lot of money? What is the average pay for New Mexico elementary school teachers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, elementary school teachers in New Mexico earn an average of $57,330 a year.

This is 10% less than elementary school teachers nationwide, but it is 22% 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 Elementary School Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Annually
90th $84,730
75th $66,660
50th $55,080
25th $44,940
10th $37,390
New Mexico Elementary School Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Annually
Albuquerque $56,230
Farmington $67,770
Las Cruces $68,590
Santa Fe $62,990
New Mexico Elementary School Teacher Wages by Year
Year Annually
2019 $57,330
2018 $55,390
2017 $59,060
2016 $58,090
2015 $58,410
2014 $51,220
2013 $51,470
2012 $51,610
2011 $51,990