Acupuncture Salary in New Mexico - NM
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that acupuncturists across the country usually charge from $40 to $70 per hour for their services. While the BLS does not make individual state salaries for acupuncturists publicly known, a survey conducted online in 2010 found that the average acupuncturist salary in New Mexico is $90,000. When you consider that in order to become an acupuncturist in New Mexico, you must be a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, putting in years of training, this amount of pay seems quite appropriate.
Because acupuncturists are being recruited to work in primary care settings to combat the lack of general practitioners in New Mexico, the job outlook in this state is quite good. For those looking for regular jobs working in acupuncture, they are available all over New Mexico. Indeed.com lists current openings in acupuncture in Albuquerque at the Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center of New Mexico; and at Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy in Albuquerque. General practitioner positions which Doctors of Oriental Medicine may also qualify for are currently open at Correctional Medical Services in Los Lunas; the Veterans Health Administration in Albuquerque; Hospitalist Services Medical Group in Clovis; and Asana Integrated Medical Group in Artesia.