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Key Facts

This school has disclosed recent salary data (Class of 2017), but not for the most recent year of available data (Class of 2018).
Total 2017 Graduates: 106
  • 70.8% of this school's 2017 graduates were employed and reported a salary.
  • We know that at least 35.4% of this school's 2017 graduates made $60,000 or more.
Median Salary: $53,908

This is the most recent median salary for graduates who borrowed, reported in 2020 about graduates from 2016 and 2017. This average is derived from actual tax returns in the year following graduation and mapped to J.D. programs by the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of the Treasury. Learn more.

Additionally, the majority of law schools voluntarily publish salary information about graduates based upon student/graduate surveys, investigation, and public information. This salary information is on this page.

Salary Distribution for 2017 Graduates

# of Grads% of Class25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Employed - Salary Reported7570.8%$54,000$60,000$66,000$61,100
Employed - No Salary Reported1817%
Non-Employed1312.3%
Total Graduates106100%

Salary Distribution by Job Sector for 2017 Graduates

# of Grads% of Class25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Private Sector - Salary Reported4441.5%$58,500$65,000$74,500$66,091
Private Sector - No Salary Reported1312.3%
Public Sector - Salary Reported31 29.2% $50,000$55,000$61,000 $54,017
Public Sector - No Salary Reported54.7%
Unknown Sector00%
Non-Employed1312.3%
Total Graduates106100%

Additional Salary Data

Note When a row has no salary data, indicated by a "-" (hyphen), it either means that no graduates reported a salary for the category or that fewer than five graduates reported a salary for the category.

Salaries by Job Type for 2017 Graduates

Full-Time, Long-Term Salaries
# in Category# Salaries% of Class25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Bar Passage Required 857167% $55,000$60,000$67,000$61,585
J.D. Advantage 3-0 ----
Professional 2-0 ----
Non-Professional 1-0 ----
Employed 937570.8% $54,000$60,000$66,000$61,100
Non-Employed 13
Total Graduates 106
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Salaries by Employer Type and Job Type for 2017 Graduates

Full-Time, Long-Term Salaries
# in Category# Salaries% of Class25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Law Firm 53 41 38.7% $59,000 $65,000 $74,000 $65,707
Bar Passage Required 514037.7% $59,500$65,000$74,500$66,050
Other 210.9%
Business & Industry 4 - - - - - -
Government 19 12 11.3% $50,000 $54,000 $62,500 $56,200
Bar Passage Required 131110.4% $50,000$53,000$63,000$55,764
Other 610.9%
Public Interest 6 9 8.5% $45,000 $54,000 $55,000 $51,683
Bar Passage Required 1198.5% $45,000$54,000$55,000$51,683
Clerkship 9 8 7.5% $55,500 $56,374 $61,109 $54,746
Federal 4 0 - - - -
State 5 0 - - - -
Education 2 - - - - - -
Employed 937570.8% $54,000$60,000$66,000$61,100
Non-Employed 13
Total Graduates 106

Law Firm Salaries by Size for 2017 Graduates

Full-Time, Long-Term Salaries
# in Category# Salaries% of Class25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
Law Firm Size 53 41 38.7% $59,000$65,000$74,000$65,707
Solo 6
2-10 Attorneys 30 25 23.6% $55,000 $60,000 $65,000 $61,000
11-25 Attorneys 7 6 5.7% $63,000 $67,500 $70,000 $67,167
26-50 Attorneys 5 5 4.7% $70,000 $74,000 $75,000 $75,600
51-100 Attorneys 5 5 4.7% $82,000 $82,000 $82,000 $77,600
101-250 Attorneys 0 - 0 - - - -
251-500 Attorneys 0 - 0 - - - -
501+ Attorneys 0 - 0 - - - -
Size Unknown 0
Employed, Non-Law Firm 40 34 32.1%
Non-Employed 13
Total Graduates 106

Salaries by State for 2017 Graduates

Full-Time, Long-Term Salaries
# in Category# Salaries% of Class25th Percentile50th Percentile75th PercentileMean
New Mexico - 66 62.3% $54,000 $60,000 $65,000 $60,129
Outside of New Mexico
or Unknown
- 9 8.5% $63,000 $66,000 $80,000 $68,222
Employed 937570.8% $54,000$60,000$66,000$61,100
Non-Employed 13
Total Graduates 106