Minneapolis Paralegals can expect to earn an average of $48K per year. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 85 percent of Paralegals in Minneapolis are female. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,909 - $66,696
(Median)
$33K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $48,291
10%
50%
90%

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$15.10 - $38.81
(Median)
$15
$21
$39
MEDIAN: $21.00
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,909 - $66,696  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $4,894  
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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$33,331 - $68,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $38.81  
   
Overtime
$28.56  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$306.39 - $4,894  
   
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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$33,331 - $68,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $42K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $50K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Minneapolis Paralegals make a median salary of $59K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $58K.

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 20%


National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 18%

Organizational Development
up arrow 14%



Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Legal Research
up arrow 5%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$48,000

Document Management
up arrow 4%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Typing
up arrow 13%

Office Administration
up arrow 15%

Medical Records
up arrow 16%

Bankruptcy
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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