Paralegal in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salary

Paralegals in Minneapolis, Minn. pull down an average of $49K per year. Women account for the majority of Minneapolis Paralegals who took the survey — 87 percent to be exact. Work is enjoyable for Paralegals in Minneapolis, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$33,152 - $66,156
(Median)
$33K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $48,552
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90%

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$13.40 - $30.55
(Median)
$13
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,152 - $66,156  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,973  
Profit Sharing
$3,408  
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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$31,731 - $67,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 125
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$13.40 - $30.55  
   
Overtime
$19.37 - $55.74  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,408  
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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$31,731 - $67,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $39K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $53K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $62K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%



National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Organizational Development
up arrow 16%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 15%


Document Management
up arrow 9%

Research Analysis
up arrow 8%

Legal Research
up arrow 5%

National Average
$47,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%



Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 10%

Bankruptcy
up arrow 18%

Typing
up arrow 19%

Office Administration
up arrow 20%

Medical Records
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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