The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $43,690 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Scheduling, Legal Research, Case Management, Filing Court Documents, and Document Preparation.

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Bonus
$-0.50 - $4,848  
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$29,931 - $66,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Hourly Rate
$13.23 - $31.98  
   
Overtime
$44.76  
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$29,931 - $66,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 54%

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Scheduling
up arrow 42%

Legal Research
up arrow 31%

Case Management
up arrow 27%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 20%

Document Preparation
up arrow 14%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 10%

Client Interaction
up arrow 6%

National Average
$41,000

Filing
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 19%

Document Management
up arrow 21%

Organizing
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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