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Law Schools
In Hobbs, New Mexico

There are 2 law schools in Hobbs for faculty to choose from. The trends in Hobbs' law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Hobbs Vs. New Mexico Law Employment

Hobbs 1,380
New Mexico 11,860

Of the 11,860 law professionals employed in New Mexico, 1,380 work in Hobbs. Between 2006 and 2010, in Hobbs, there has been a 4% decline in the number of law professionals. As the number of law professionals in Hobbs has decreased, overall employment in Hobbs has increased.

Hobbs 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: Hobbs

Law VS. All professions salaries in Hobbs

$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 Hobbs
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hobbs

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

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Hobbs

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Law professionals in Hobbs earn a median salary of $42,596 per year. The difference in pay between the law professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 141%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,909 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $72,207 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Hobbs

Public Administration
Criminal Justice
Homeland Security
Forensic Accounting

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Hobbs


There are 2 accredited law schools in the city. Many of Hobbs' law professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Law Programs Offered In Hobbs


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Hobbs' law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Hobbs


In 2010 approximately 24 students completed law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Hobbs, New Mexico

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