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Paralegal Salary in Minneapolis, Minnesota

For Paralegals in Minneapolis, yearly average wages total $47K annually. While some workers in this profession — one-fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Paralegals in Minneapolis, Minn. is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$32,754 - $66,741
(Median)
$33K
$47K
$67K
MEDIAN: $46,584
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$12.15 - $28.01
(Median)
$12
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,754 - $66,741  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,973  
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $4,152  
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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$30,523 - $66,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $28.01  
   
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 - $4,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $4,152  
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).
)
$30,523 - $66,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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 with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $38K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $52K. Minneapolis Paralegals who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $59K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $64K on average.

Experience Affects Paralegal in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 29%


National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salaries

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 31%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 18%

Document Management
up arrow 16%

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

National Average
$46,000

Document Preparation
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 9%

Research Analysis
up arrow 11%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 12%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 12%

Client Interaction
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%

Office Administration
up arrow 18%

Typing
up arrow 18%

Medical Records
up arrow 19%

Organizational Development
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 21%