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Law Schools
In Carlsbad, New Mexico

The city of Carlsbad has only one school where law faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Carlsbad, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the law associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Carlsbad Vs. New Mexico Law Employment

Carlsbad 1,380
New Mexico 11,860

Exactly 1,380 of the 11,860 law professionals employed in New Mexico, work in Carlsbad. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Carlsbad has shrunk by 4%. As the employment for law professionals in Carlsbad has decreased, overall employment in Carlsbad has increased.

Carlsbad Vs. New Mexico Law employment growth

12,370 10,990 12,000 12,790 11,860
1,440 1,140 1,040 No data 1,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Carlsbad

Law VS. All professions salaries in Carlsbad

$42,291 $38,479 $44,424 No data $46,913
$29,990 $31,210 $33,090 No data $35,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Carlsbad
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Carlsbad

As the number of law professionals in Carlsbad has shrunk, salaries for law professionals have increased. Carlsbad law professionals made $46,913 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Carlsbad was $42,291 per year. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Carlsbad is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Carlsbad

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Carlsbad law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $42,596. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,909 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $72,207 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Carlsbad

Public Administration
Criminal Justice
Homeland Security
Forensic Accounting

On average law professional salaries in Carlsbad are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Carlsbad


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

Law Programs Offered In Carlsbad


Carlsbad's law school offers one law degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Carlsbad


In 2010 approximately 7 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Carlsbad, New Mexico

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