Minimum Wage: New Mexico
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
- New Mexico's current minimum wage is higher than the federal minimum wage. See Overview.
- Some deductions are allowed for employers of tipped employees and for employers that provide food, utilities, supplies or housing to agricultural employees. See Deductions Below the Minimum Wage.
- Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Bernalillo County and Santa Fe County have their own minimum wage rates for employers operating within city or county limits. See Local Minimum Wages.
- Certain types of employees may be employed at subminimum wages lower than the minimum wage rate. See Subminimum Wages.