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Dispatchers in New Mexico

Considering a career as a Dispatcher in New Mexico?

$38,310 Median Salary
70 Job Openings
  • Dispatchers in New Mexico earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Dispatchers Work in New Mexico?

There were approximately 900 workers employed as Dispatchers in this state in 2018.

There were 870 Dispatchers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 2,840 Dispatchers working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer Dispatchers than average.


Job Projections for New Mexico

Jobs for Dispatchers in this state are not growing or decreasing, which is similar to nationwide of 0.0% growth.


New Mexico Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 70 annual Dispatchers job openings in New Mexico, and 830 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 18,000 annual jobs and 201,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Dispatchers Make in New Mexico?

In 2018 wages for Dispatchers ranged from $25,030 to $75,890 with $38,310 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.03 to $36.48. The median hourly rate was $18.42.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $17.68 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.74.

The median salary in New Mexico is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New Mexico Metros for Dispatchers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Dispatchers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque, NM 310 $33,120
Farmington, NM 90 $48,020
Las Cruces, NM 50 $29,390

Top States for Dispatchers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Dispatchers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 22,240 $38,450
California 21,130 $41,040
New York 13,520 $40,830
Florida 11,320 $33,460
Pennsylvania 7,340 $39,280
Ohio 7,170 $41,000
Illinois 6,750 $43,050
New Jersey 6,010 $41,150
Georgia 5,590 $36,190
Michigan 5,580 $39,800
Virginia 5,230 $39,780
Tennessee 5,090 $36,510
Indiana 4,850 $40,550
North Carolina 4,620 $38,330
Missouri 4,510 $40,540
Washington 4,360 $47,840
Minnesota 4,250 $43,720
Wisconsin 4,080 $41,920
Massachusetts 4,040 $42,700
Louisiana 3,720 $35,080

Below are the states where Dispatchers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Nebraska $55,020
North Dakota $54,070
Alaska $49,540
Washington $47,840
District of Columbia $47,130
Delaware $45,510
Minnesota $43,720
Connecticut $43,400
Rhode Island $43,260
Illinois $43,050

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