Clerk, Legal Salary

The average pay for a Clerk, Legal is $15.19 per hour.

$25,342 - $52,294
$25K
$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $39,381
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50%
90%

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$11.46 - $21.17
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,342 - $52,294  
   
Bonus
$100.50  
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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$24,343 - $45,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.46 - $21.17  
   
Overtime
$18.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$100.50  
   
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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$24,343 - $45,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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Job Description for Clerk, Legal

A legal clerk is a person who works within a law office and is responsible for researching, compiling, and organizing legal documents for both judges and lawyers. This person will work primarily in an indoor environment, and some light travel may be required. Travel will not be extensive though, as most travel will be simply for research purposes. This position is one that will generally keep typical office hours, though some extended hours may be required. This person will typically work with other office personnel within the law office, including lawyers, judges, and court personnel. Some employers do not require formal education for this job position, but many will prefer a person with knowledge and experience in the legal or judicial area.

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Clerk, Legal Tasks

  • File and catalog legal documents.
  • Answer phones and route calls, assist with office clerical tasks.
  • Subpoena records.
  • Prepare documents for off-site storage and confidential disposal.
  • Prepare, maintain and track all on-site and off-site records; delivery and retrieval.

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Pay by Experience Level for Clerk, Legal

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Clerk, Legal

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Clerk, Legal Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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