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Paralegal Salary in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Earnings for Paralegals in Minneapolis, Minn. come in at around $46K per year on average. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — nearly one-fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. The vast majority (88 percent) of Paralegals in Minneapolis who took the survey are female. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,837 - $65,374
(Median)
$33K
$46K
$65K
MEDIAN: $46,323
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50%
90%

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$12.58 - $29.67
(Median)
$13
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,837 - $65,374  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,861  
Profit Sharing
$1,487 - $4,235  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,338 - $65,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.58 - $29.67  
   
Overtime
$19.37 - $47.82  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,861  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,487 - $4,235  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$31,338 - $65,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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


Paralegals in Minneapolis, Minn. with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $39K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $52K. Paralegals in Minneapolis claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $60K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $61K.

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Experience Affects Paralegal in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%



National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salaries

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 31%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 17%

Document Management
up arrow 16%

Legal Research
up arrow 12%


Research Analysis
up arrow 2%

National Average
$46,000

Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

Case Management
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 11%

Organizational Development
up arrow 12%

Typing
up arrow 18%

Office Administration
up arrow 19%

Medical Records
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 21%
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