How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in New Mexico?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in New Mexico earn an average of $33,160 a year, equivalent to $15.94 an hour.

This is 4% less than preschool teachers 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 Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $26.36 $54,830
75th $18.55 $38,590
50th $13.66 $28,420
25th $10.65 $22,160
10th $9.13 $18,990
New Mexico Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Albuquerque $16.03 $33,340
Farmington $17.00 $35,360
Las Cruces $12.57 $26,140
Santa Fe $18.00 $37,440
New Mexico Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $15.94 $33,160
2018 $16.39 $34,100
2017 $16.08 $33,450
2016 $15.14 $31,500
2015 $14.92 $31,030
2014 $13.80 $28,710
2013 $13.88 $28,860
2012 $14.56 $30,280
2011 $15.09 $31,390