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Law Schools
In Santa Fe, New Mexico

Law faculty can choose to work at only one law school in Santa Fe. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the law academic community in Santa Fe, and the future trends. Academia in law includes law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Santa Fe Vs. New Mexico Law Employment

Santa Fe 530
New Mexico 11,860

Of the 11,860 law professionals employed in New Mexico, 530 work in Santa Fe. The number of law professionals in Santa Fe has shrunk by 40% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of law professionals in Santa Fe has decreased, overall employment in Santa Fe has increased.

Santa Fe Vs. New Mexico Law employment growth

12,370 10,990 12,000 12,790 11,860
890 530 540 850 530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Fe

Law VS. All professions salaries in Santa Fe

$48,838 $65,390 $60,590 $61,267 $69,097
$36,510 $36,480 $38,740 $42,010 $42,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Santa Fe
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Fe

In Santa Fe, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $69,097 per year was earned by law professionals in Santa Fe. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Santa Fe was $48,838 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Fe.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Santa Fe

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Santa Fe law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $57,403. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,723 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $100,463 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Santa Fe

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting

Santa Fe law professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Santa Fe


Many of Santa Fe's law professionals are graduates of the only accredited law school in the city.

Law Programs Offered In Santa Fe


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Santa Fe's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Santa Fe


In 2010 approximately 21 students graduated from law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Santa Fe, New Mexico

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