Paralegal Schools
In Santa Fe, New Mexico

There is only one paralegal school in Santa Fe for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the paralegal academic community in Santa Fe, and the future trends. Academia in paralegal includes paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Associates degree in Paralegal


Statistics

Professional Trends

Santa Fe Vs. New Mexico Paralegal Employment

Santa Fe 250
New Mexico 2,220

Of the 2,220 paralegals employed in New Mexico, 250 work in Santa Fe. There has been a 36% decline in the number of paralegals in Santa Fe between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Santa Fe has increased.

Santa Fe Vs. New Mexico Paralegal employment growth

2,370 2,450 2,410 2,340 2,220
390 280 270 320 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Fe

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Santa Fe

$38,130 $43,690 $39,055 $42,540 $45,050
$36,510 $36,480 $38,740 $42,010 $42,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Santa Fe
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Fe

As the number of paralegals in Santa Fe has shrunk, salaries for paralegals have increased. In 2010 Santa Fe paralegals earned an average yearly salary of $45,050. Four years earlier in 2006, paralegals in Santa Fe made an average salary of $38,130 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Fe.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Santa Fe

10th percentile
$31,935
25th percentile
$37,575
50th percentile
$44,160
75th percentile
$51,865
90th percentile
$57,405

Paralegals make a median salary of $44,160 per year in Santa Fe. The difference in pay between the paralegals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 80%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,935 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,405 per year.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Santa Fe

Homeland Security
$25,420
Criminal Justice
$35,900
Paralegal
$45,050
Law
$69,097

Santa Fe paralegals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Santa Fe

1

Many of Santa Fe's paralegals are graduates of the only accredited paralegal school in the city.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Santa Fe

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Santa Fe's paralegal schools offer 2 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Santa Fe

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
8
Total12

Approximately 12 students graduated from paralegal courses in 2010.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Santa Fe, New Mexico

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