Legal Assistant in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salary

The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $43,291 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, Filing Court Documents, and Document Preparation.

$31,135 - $62,917
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$63K
MEDIAN: $43,291
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$13.19 - $32.11
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MEDIAN: $16.50
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,135 - $62,917  
   
Bonus
$288.28 - $2,492  
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$29,972 - $64,532  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Hourly Rate
$13.19 - $32.11  
   
Overtime
$44.00  
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Bonus
$288.28 - $2,492  
   
Total Pay (?
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$29,972 - $64,532  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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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

Pay by Experience for a Legal Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Legal Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 7 salaries. A Legal Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲49%

▲20%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$42,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Legal Assistant Salaries

Scheduling
▲37%

Legal Research
▲26%

Filing Court Documents
▲15%


Drafting Correspondence
▲6%

Litigation Case Management
▲6%

Case Management
▲5%

Client Interaction
▲2%

National Average
$42,000

Filing
▼7%

Office Administration
▼17%

Document Management
▼25%

Organizing
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 30%
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