Attorney / Lawyer in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salary

The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $86,141 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Contract Negotiation, Intellectual Property (IP), Complex Litigation Case Management, Negotiation, and Technical Writing. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$56,673 - $142,487
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MEDIAN: $89,173
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Salary $56,673 - $142,487
Bonus $3,936 - $34,255
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$53,829 - $149,663
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

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About Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hennepin County, Minnesota
410,935
Male:
206,547 (50.3%)
Female:
204,388 (49.7%)
Minneapolis (/ˌmɪniˈæpəlɪs/) is the county seat of Hennepin County, and larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, containing about 3.5 million residents. As of 2015, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States with a population of 410,939. Minneapolis and Saint Paul anchor the second-largest economic center in the Midwest, after Chicago. Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota River, and adjoins Saint Paul, the state's capital. The city is abundantly rich in water, with thirteen lakes, wetlands, the Mississippi River, creeks and waterfalls, many connected by parkways in the Chain of Lakes and the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway. It was once the world's flour milling capital and a hub for timber. The city and surrounding region is the primary business center between Chicago and...
Minneapolis:
$54,571
Minnesota:
$63,488
$912
Minneapolis:
$227,500
Minnesota:
$200,000
4.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience for an Attorney / Lawyer has a negative trend. An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attorney / Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 20 salaries. An Attorney / Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
▲14%

▲9%

National Average
$90,000

▼24%

Late-Career
▼31%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲42%

Intellectual Property (IP)
▲30%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲23%

Negotiation
▲22%

Technical Writing
▲20%

Legal Compliance
▲17%


Leadership
▲6%

Research Analysis
▲3%

National Average
$90,000


Insurance
▼15%


Case Management
▼34%

Legal Document Review
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 14%
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