Teaching Salaries

New Mexico Teaching Salaries

UPDATE: The State of New Mexico recently raised its minimum salaries for teachers to $50,000/yr for Tier 1, $60,000 for Tier 2, and $70,000 for Tier 3. These new minimum salaries will take affect beginning in the 2022-23 school year. Stay tuned for updated videos and resources!

New Mexico uses a 3-Tiered system for licensure and teacher salaries. Teachers earn money depending  primarily on their level of licensure and may earn more for additional coursework, degrees, or  responsibilities. In 2022, minimum salaries were set to as $50,000 for Level 1 teachers, $60,000 for Level 2 teachers, and $70,000 for Level 3 teachers. Check out the resources below to learn more.