Law Schools
In Silver City, New Mexico

In Silver City, there is only one law school where law faculty can find employment. The trends in Silver City's 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


Professional Trends

Silver City Vs. New Mexico Law Employment

Silver City 950
New Mexico 11,860

Exactly 950 of the 11,860 law professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Silver City. There has been a 58% growth in the number of law professionals in Silver City between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Silver City has decreased.

Silver City Vs. New Mexico Law employment growth

12,370 10,990 12,000 12,790 11,860
600 670 830 No data 950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Silver City

Law VS. All professions salaries in Silver City

$39,475 $37,930 $36,900 No data $40,388
$30,030 $30,510 $32,310 No data $34,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Silver City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Silver City

As the number of law professionals in Silver City has grown, salaries for law professionals have also increased. Silver City law professionals made $40,388 per year, on average, in 2010. Law professionals in Silver City made a yearly average salary of $39,475, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Silver City is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Silver City

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Law professionals make a median salary of $40,335 per year in Silver City. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,825 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $53,022 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Silver City

Public Administration
Criminal Justice
Homeland Security
Forensic Accounting

Law professional salaries in Silver City are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Silver City


There is only one accredited law school in the city. Many of Silver City's law professionals are graduates of this school.

Law Programs Offered In Silver City


Silver City's law schools offer 2 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Silver City


Approximately 20 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Silver City, New Mexico

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