A Legal Assistant in Minneapolis, Minnesota earns an average salary of $44,309 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Case Management, Legal Research, Filing Court Documents, Document Preparation, and Drafting Correspondence.

$30,681 - $68,056
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MEDIAN: $44,308
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$13.27 - $31.85
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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Salary
$30,681 - $68,056  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $4,966  
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$29,850 - $70,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Hourly Rate
$13.27 - $31.85  
   
Overtime
$41.99  
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$-0.50 - $4,966  
   
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$29,850 - $70,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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 Legal Assistant

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

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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Case Management
up arrow 44%

Legal Research
up arrow 35%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 25%

Document Preparation
up arrow 23%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 13%

Client Interaction
up arrow 5%

Document Management
up arrow 4%

Filing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Organizing
up arrow 16%

Office Administration
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
medical benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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