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Paralegal Salary in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis Paralegals can expect to earn an average of $46K annually. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. Most Paralegals in Minneapolis like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women account for the majority of Paralegals in Minneapolis, Minn. who took the survey — 86 percent to be exact. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,592 - $65,130
(Median)
$33K
$46K
$65K
MEDIAN: $46,130
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90%

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$12.27 - $29.02
(Median)
$12
$19
$29
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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,592 - $65,130  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,883  
Profit Sharing
$3,000 - $4,273  
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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$30,801 - $65,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.27 - $29.02  
   
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 - $4,883  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000 - $4,273  
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).
)
$30,801 - $65,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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.


Paralegals in Minneapolis with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $38K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $52K. Paralegals in Minneapolis, Minn. see a median salary of $60K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $61K.

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Experience Affects Paralegal in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%



National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salaries

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 32%

Document Management
up arrow 19%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 19%

Legal Research
up arrow 13%


Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

National Average
$45,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%

Case Management
up arrow 6%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Typing
up arrow 17%

Office Administration
up arrow 18%

Medical Records
up arrow 18%

Organizational Development
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 21%