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2021 Minnesota Lawyers Salary Guide

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

Minnesota Lawyers Salary 2021

Salary

$118.5K

Growth

9%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Minnesota 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $61,390 $82,780 $118,460 $164,350 $208
Hourly Wage $29.52 $39.80 $56.95 $79.01 $100

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Minnesota 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$61,390
$82,780
$118,460
$164,350
$208
Hourly Wage
$29.52
$39.80
$56.95
$79.01
$100

What Do Lawyers Do?

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

Also known as:

Attorney, Attorney General, Attorney at Law, City Attorney, Counsel, Deputy Attorney General, General Counsel, Lawyer

  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Meet with individuals involved in legal processes to provide information and clarify issues.
  • Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Research relevant legal materials to aid decision making.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Arbitrate disputes between parties to resolve legal conflicts.
  • Prepare legal documents.
  • Supervise activities of other legal personnel.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Research relevant legal materials to aid decision making.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.
  • Prepare legal documents.
  • Prepare documentation of legal proceedings.
  • Evaluate information related to legal matters in public or personal records.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Draft legislation or regulations.

Lawyers Job Outlook in Minnesota

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Minnesota 13,410 14,610 9% 790
United States 804,200 875,700 9% 46,000

Lawyers Job Outlook in Minnesota

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Minnesota
13,410
14,610
9%
790
United States
804,200
875,700
9%
46,000

Lawyers Schooling & Experience

  • Doctoral or professional degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Lawyers Schools in Minnesota

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Hamline University Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. Saint Paul, MN More than 4 years: 11
Mitchell Hamline School of Law Law. Saint Paul, MN More than 4 years: 331
Mitchell Hamline School of Law Programs for Foreign Lawyers. Saint Paul, MN More than 4 years: 0
University of Minnesota-Duluth Tribal/Indigenous Law. Duluth, MN More than 4 years: 11
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Law. Minneapolis, MN More than 4 years: 198
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Intellectual Property Law. Minneapolis, MN More than 4 years: 10
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Programs for Foreign Lawyers. Minneapolis, MN More than 4 years: 4
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other. Minneapolis, MN More than 4 years: 38
University of St Thomas Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. Saint Paul, MN More than 4 years: 39
University of St Thomas Law. Saint Paul, MN More than 4 years: 136

Lawyers Schools in Minnesota

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Saint Paul, MN
More than 4 years: 11
Law.
Saint Paul, MN
More than 4 years: 331
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Saint Paul, MN
More than 4 years: 0
Tribal/Indigenous Law.
Duluth, MN
More than 4 years: 11
Law.
Minneapolis, MN
More than 4 years: 198
Intellectual Property Law.
Minneapolis, MN
More than 4 years: 10
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Minneapolis, MN
More than 4 years: 4
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Minneapolis, MN
More than 4 years: 38
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Saint Paul, MN
More than 4 years: 39
Law.
Saint Paul, MN
More than 4 years: 136

Lawyers Jobs in Minnesota.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Defense Paralegal Robert Half Minneapolis, Minnesota 10/27/2021 Yes

Lawyers Jobs in Minnesota.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Robert Half
Minneapolis, Minnesota
10/27/2021
Yes

Lawyers Salary Guide 2021

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