Paralegal in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salary

Minneapolis Paralegals take home an average $51K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Paralegals in Minneapolis. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$35,698 - $68,194
$36K
$51K
$68K
MEDIAN: $51,033
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$15.05 - $32.91
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MEDIAN: $22.47
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,698 - $68,194  
   
Bonus
$198.66 - $4,581  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$35,699 - $69,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.05 - $32.91  
   
Overtime
$31.35  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$198.66 - $4,581  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$35,699 - $69,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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About Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hennepin County, Minnesota
410,935
Male:
206,547 (50.3%)
Female:
204,388 (49.7%)
Minneapolis (/ˌmɪniˈæpəlɪs/) is the county seat of Hennepin County, and larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, containing about 3.5 million residents. As of 2015, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States with a population of 410,939. Minneapolis and Saint Paul anchor the second-largest economic center in the Midwest, after Chicago. Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota River, and adjoins Saint Paul, the state's capital. The city is abundantly rich in water, with thirteen lakes, wetlands, the Mississippi River, creeks and waterfalls, many connected by parkways in the Chain of Lakes and the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway. It was once the world's flour milling capital and a hub for timber. The city and surrounding region is the primary business center between Chicago and...
Minneapolis:
$54,571
Minnesota:
$63,488
$912
Minneapolis:
$227,500
Minnesota:
$200,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 16 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

▲11%

National Average
$50,000

▼1%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Knowledge Discovery
▲14%

Organizational Development
▲9%


Litigation Case Management
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

National Average
$50,000






Microsoft Word
▼11%

Office Administration
▼15%

Technical Writing
▼15%

Medical Records
▼21%

Bankruptcy
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 19%
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