Law Schools
In Albuquerque, New Mexico

In Albuquerque, there are 6 law schools where law faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Albuquerque, which encompasses law training at the following levels:

  • Law Certificate
  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


Professional Trends

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Law Employment

Albuquerque 5,060
New Mexico 11,860

Of the 11,860 law professionals employed in New Mexico, 5,060 work in Albuquerque. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Albuquerque has grown by 52%. Overall employment in Albuquerque has also increased.

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Law employment growth

12,370 10,990 12,000 12,790 11,860
3,320 4,970 5,350 4,810 5,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Albuquerque

Law VS. All professions salaries in Albuquerque

$51,338 $49,654 $50,010 $50,840 $54,663
$35,960 $37,350 $38,800 $40,170 $41,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Albuquerque
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albuquerque

Salaries for law professionals in Albuquerque have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,663 per year was earned by law professionals in Albuquerque. Law professionals in Albuquerque made a yearly average salary of $51,338, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Albuquerque is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Albuquerque

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Law professionals in Albuquerque make a median yearly salary of $52,817. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 112%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,850 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $76,110 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Albuquerque

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

Albuquerque law professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Albuquerque


There are 6 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Albuquerque's law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Albuquerque


Albuquerque's law schools offer 13 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Albuquerque


In 2010 approximately 471 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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