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Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 13,140
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $42.13
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $87,620
  • Minnesota State Employment: 110
  • Minnesota State Hourly Mean Wage: $51.93
  • Minnesota State Annual Mean Wage: $108,010
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 8,110
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $30.41
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $63,250
  • Minnesota State Employment: 180
  • Minnesota State Hourly Mean Wage: $35.53
  • Minnesota State Annual Mean Wage: $73,900
Bailiffs
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 17,140
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $19.35
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $40,240
  • Minnesota State Employment: 130
  • Minnesota State Hourly Mean Wage: $16.06
  • Minnesota State Annual Mean Wage: $33,390
Correctional Officers and Jailers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 455,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.49
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $42,610
  • Minnesota State Employment: 4,930
  • Minnesota State Hourly Mean Wage: $21.04
  • Minnesota State Annual Mean Wage: $43,760
Court Reporters
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 3,172,420
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.07
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $41,740
  • Minnesota State Employment: 380
  • Minnesota State Hourly Mean Wage: $30.27
  • Minnesota State Annual Mean Wage: $62,960
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 110,380
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $31.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $65,860
  • Minnesota State Employment: 1,260
  • Minnesota State Hourly Mean Wage: $31.47
  • Minnesota State Annual Mean Wage: $65,450
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 45,540
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $28.76
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $59,810
  • Minnesota State Employment: 560
  • Minnesota State Hourly Mean Wage: $30.92
  • Minnesota State Annual Mean Wage: $64,320
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 99,900
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $37.78
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $78,580
  • Minnesota State Employment: 1,970
  • Minnesota State Hourly Mean Wage: $36.16
  • Minnesota State Annual Mean Wage: $75,210
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 26,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $49.99
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $103,990
  • Minnesota State Employment: 410
  • Minnesota State Hourly Mean Wage: $58.38
  • Minnesota State Annual Mean Wage: $121,430
Law Clerks
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 32,630
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.17
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $41,960
  • Minnesota State Employment: 700
  • Minnesota State Hourly Mean Wage: $22.34
  • Minnesota State Annual Mean Wage: $46,470
Lawyers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 556,790
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $62.03
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $129,020
  • Minnesota State Employment: 9,710
  • Minnesota State Hourly Mean Wage: $61.89
  • Minnesota State Annual Mean Wage: $128,730
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 246,810
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $24.08
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $50,080
  • Minnesota State Employment: 4,140
  • Minnesota State Hourly Mean Wage: $23.62
  • Minnesota State Annual Mean Wage: $49,130
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 641,590
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $26.53
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $55,180
  • Minnesota State Employment: 8,430
  • Minnesota State Hourly Mean Wage: $26.19
  • Minnesota State Annual Mean Wage: $54,470
Private Investigators and Detectives
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 31,250
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $22.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $47,130
  • Minnesota State Employment: 1,610
  • Minnesota State Hourly Mean Wage: $19.13
  • Minnesota State Annual Mean Wage: $39,800




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