New Mexico Paralegal Salaries

During 2011, there were 1,730 paralegals employed in New Mexico, most of which worked in the Albuquerque area. The average salary among them was $42,060, while those in the 90th percentile averaged $16,460 more, earning $58,520. The highest paying location was the Eastern nonmetropolitan area where the top ten percent earned roughly $23,000 more at $65,240 on average.


Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Albuquerque NM
940
39330
Farmington NM
30
38570
Las Cruces NM
90
35730
Santa Fe NM
140
46380
North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
40
37470
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area
120
33890

Salary and employment data has been compiled by the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2010.

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