Law Schools
In Las Cruces, New Mexico

Law faculty can choose to work at one of 2 law schools in Las Cruces. The trends in Las Cruces' law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law


Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Law Employment

Las Cruces 760
New Mexico 11,860

Exactly 760 of the 11,860 law professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Las Cruces. There has been a 16% decline in the number of law professionals in Las Cruces between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Las Cruces has increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Law employment growth

12,370 10,990 12,000 12,790 11,860
910 400 580 720 760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Law VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$46,572 $43,058 $45,950 $44,942 $44,350
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

As the number of law professionals in Las Cruces has shrunk, salaries for law professionals have also decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $44,350 per year was earned by law professionals in Las Cruces. The average salary for law professionals in Las Cruces was $46,572 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of law professionals in Las Cruces is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Las Cruces

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Law professionals in Las Cruces make a median yearly salary of $41,802. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,242 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $66,572 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

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On average law professionals in Las Cruces earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Las Cruces.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Las Cruces


Many of Las Cruces' law professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited law schools in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Las Cruces


Las Cruces' law schools offer 4 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Las Cruces


Approximately 215 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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