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  • $42,699
  • 327,300
  • 3.8
  • 7.2%
  • Criminal Justice
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How much does a Firefighter make in New Mexico?

Average Firefighter Yearly Salary in New Mexico

Firefighters earn an average yearly salary of $35,200. Salaries typically start from $15,930 and go up to $52,440.

Average Firefighter Hourly Wage in New Mexico

Firefighters earn an average hourly wage of $16.92. Hourly wages typically start from $7.66 and go up to $25.21.

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

56%
Full-Time
44%
Part-Time

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Firefighter demographics

Salary Satisfaction

3.2
SCORE
621
RATINGS
Firefighters average a score of 3.2 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Firefighters in the 71th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Firefighter Earnings by Seniority

Top End Firefighter Earnings

The highest earning Firefighters in New Mexico earn:

$25.21
an hour
$52,440
per year
Senior Firefighter Earnings

Senior Firefighters in New Mexico earn:

$19.02
an hour
$39,560
per year
Experienced Firefighter Earnings

Experienced Firefighters in New Mexico earn:

$16.40
an hour
$34,110
per year
Junior Firefighter Earnings

Junior Firefighters in New Mexico earn:

$12.74
an hour
$26,500
per year
Starting Firefighter Earnings

Starting Firefighters in New Mexico earn:

$7.66
an hour
$15,930
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Firefighter Salary Comparison

Firefighters earn more than 50% percent of similar careers in New Mexico.

Travel Agent Salary $36k
Aesthetician Salary $36k
Private Detective Salary $36k
Financial Clerk Salary $35k
Maintenance Worker Salary $35k
Firefighter Salary $35k
Ambulance Dispatcher Salary $34k
Highway Maintenance Worker Salary $34k
Locksmith Salary $34k
Exterminator Salary $33k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Career Attributes

  • $42,699
  • 327,300
  • 3.8
  • 7.2%
  • Criminal Justice
More Attributes