Desert Accounting LLC

Skilled, Responsive & Affordable

505-771-1445

  • Annual mean wage for a qualified bookkeeper in New Mexico is: $36,000 per year, or $18.00 per hour. (NM  Department of Workforce Solutions' data).
  • Approximate payroll taxes: 10%
  • Over head cost per hour: $5.00
  • Typical efficiency, productive hours VS hours paid: 60% - if you're lucky!


  • Hourly rate plus payroll tax = 19.8/Hr
  • Including overhead = 24.8/Hr
  • Adjusted for efficiency = 41.33/Hr


A Bookkeeper On Your Payroll?

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The real cost of a qualified bookkeeper, on your payroll, is $41.33 per productive hour, plus management time, turnover disruption and recruitment costs!


Clarity, Control & Confidence

Get Them Today: 505-771-1445