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Law Schools
In Portales, New Mexico

In Portales, there is only one law school where law faculty can find employment. The trends in Portales' law academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes law training at the law bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Portales Vs. New Mexico Law Employment

Portales 1,380
New Mexico 11,860

Of the 11,860 law professionals employed in New Mexico, 1,380 work in Portales. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Portales has shrunk by 4%. Overall employment in Portales has increased.

Portales 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: Portales

Law VS. All professions salaries in Portales

$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 Portales
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portales

As the number of law professionals in Portales has shrunk, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Portales reportedly earned an average salary of $46,913 per year. Law professionals in Portales made a yearly average salary of $42,291, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Portales is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Portales

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Law professionals in Portales earn a median salary of $42,596 per year. 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 141% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Portales

Public Administration
Criminal Justice
Homeland Security
Forensic Accounting

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Portales


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

Law Programs Offered In Portales


Portales' law schools offer 2 law degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Portales


Approximately 19 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Portales, New Mexico

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