How much do Uber drivers make in New Mexico?

My rent just went up substantially and I need to make a few extra bucks a month to feel comfortable. Uber has the flexibility I want, so it seems like a good fit. But how much do New Mexico-based Uber drivers make?

Eric Schad · Answered on Dec 29, 2022
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
According to, Uber drivers in New Mexico earn about $34,400 per year. However, this amount is the average across the state, and you will certainly earn a different amount in a more populated area than in a rural one.
Here are the median annual wages for Uber drivers in some of the biggest cities in New Mexico:
  • Albuquerque: $35,300
  • Santa Fe: $35,600
  • Las Cruces: $32,000
  • Rio Rancho: $35,100
Regardless of where you live, you can also increase your earnings as an Uber driver with a few of these tips:
  • Find the most affordable rideshare insurance.
  • Drive during peak times, such as during sporting events or when bars start to close.
  • Bring your meals with you so you’re not tempted to dine out.
  • Go the extra mile to get tips.
  • Use apps to save money on gas.
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