How Much do Optometrists Make in New Mexico?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, optometrists in New Mexico earn an average of $96,660 a year, equivalent to $46.47 an hour.

This is 21% less than optometrists nationwide, but it is 105% 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 Optometrist Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $77.42 $161,040
75th $61.85 $128,650
50th $39.51 $82,190
25th $27.00 $56,170
10th $21.12 $43,930
New Mexico Optometrists Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Albuquerque $52.84 $109,900
New Mexico Optometrist Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $46.47 $96,660
2018 $41.76 $86,870
2017 $48.35 $100,570
2016 N/A N/A
2015 $67.76 $140,940
2014 $68.70 $142,900
2013 $63.10 $131,250
2012 $44.69 $92,950
2011 $46.79 $97,310