Paralegal Salary in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The average Paralegal in Minneapolis can expect to rake in roughly $47K annually. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. Most Paralegals in Minneapolis report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Paralegals in Minneapolis, Minn. (87 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,959 - $65,155
(Median)
$33K
$47K
$65K
MEDIAN: $46,519
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$12.52 - $29.67
(Median)
$13
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,959 - $65,155  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
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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$31,062 - $65,498  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.52 - $29.67  
   
Overtime
$19.23 - $48.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
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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$31,062 - $65,498  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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.


For many Paralegals in Minneapolis, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $39K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $52K. For Minneapolis Paralegals, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary 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 $62K.

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Experience Affects Paralegal in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%



National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salaries

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 32%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 19%

Legal Research
up arrow 13%


Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

Document Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$45,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

Case Management
up arrow 7%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 12%

Organizational Development
up arrow 12%

Typing
up arrow 17%

Office Administration
up arrow 18%

Medical Records
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 23%
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