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Paralegal Schools
In Albuquerque, New Mexico

Paralegal faculty can choose to work at one of 4 paralegal schools in Albuquerque. The trends in Albuquerque's paralegal academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes paralegal training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Paralegal Employment

Albuquerque 1,310
New Mexico 2,220

Exactly 1,310 of the 2,220 paralegals employed in New Mexico, work in Albuquerque. Between 2006 and 2010, in Albuquerque, there has been a 6% decline in the number of paralegals. Overall employment in Albuquerque has increased.

Albuquerque Vs. New Mexico Paralegal employment growth

2,370 2,450 2,410 2,340 2,220
1,400 1,480 1,430 1,340 1,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Albuquerque

Paralegal VS. All professions salaries in Albuquerque

$35,270 $34,290 $35,250 $37,680 $38,020
$35,960 $37,350 $38,800 $40,170 $41,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal in Albuquerque
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albuquerque

In Albuquerque, salaries for paralegals have increased. Albuquerque paralegals made $38,020 per year, on average, in 2010. Paralegals in Albuquerque made a yearly average salary of $35,270, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of paralegals in Albuquerque is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Albuquerque

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Paralegals in Albuquerque earn a median salary of $37,490 per year. The 10% of paralegals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,775 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 84% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Albuquerque

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

Paralegal salaries in Albuquerque are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Paralegal schools in Albuquerque


There are 4 accredited paralegal schools in the city. Many of Albuquerque's paralegals are graduates of one of these schools.

Paralegal Programs Offered In Albuquerque


Albuquerque's paralegal schools offer 3 paralegal degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Paralegal Degrees In Albuquerque


In 2010 approximately 43 students graduated from paralegal courses.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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