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2021 New Mexico Lawyers Salary Guide

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

New Mexico Lawyers Salary 2021

Salary

$90.3K

Growth

4%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Lawyers Make in New Mexico 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $59,630 $71,200 $90,290 $128,750 $182,710
Hourly Wage $28.67 $34.23 $43.41 $61.90 $87.84

How Much Do Lawyers Make in New Mexico 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$59,630
$71,200
$90,290
$128,750
$182,710
Hourly Wage
$28.67
$34.23
$43.41
$61.90
$87.84

What Do Lawyers Do?

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

Also known as:

Attorney, Attorney General, Attorney at Law, City Attorney, Counsel, Deputy Attorney General, General Counsel, Lawyer

  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Meet with individuals involved in legal processes to provide information and clarify issues.
  • Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Research relevant legal materials to aid decision making.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Arbitrate disputes between parties to resolve legal conflicts.
  • Prepare legal documents.
  • Supervise activities of other legal personnel.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Research relevant legal materials to aid decision making.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.
  • Prepare legal documents.
  • Prepare documentation of legal proceedings.
  • Evaluate information related to legal matters in public or personal records.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Draft legislation or regulations.

Lawyers Job Outlook in New Mexico

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
New Mexico 3,720 3,880 4% 200
United States 804,200 875,700 9% 46,000

Lawyers Job Outlook in New Mexico

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
New Mexico
3,720
3,880
4%
200
United States
804,200
875,700
9%
46,000

Lawyers Schooling & Experience

  • Doctoral or professional degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Lawyers Schools in New Mexico

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
University of New Mexico-Main Campus Law. Albuquerque, NM More than 4 years: 0
More than 4 years: 120
University of New Mexico-Main Campus Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. Albuquerque, NM More than 4 years: 9

Lawyers Schools in New Mexico

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Law.
Albuquerque, NM
More than 4 years: 0
More than 4 years: 120
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Albuquerque, NM
More than 4 years: 9

Lawyers Jobs in New Mexico.

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Lawyers Jobs in New Mexico.

Lawyers Salary Guide 2021

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