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Court Administrator Salary

Court Administrators in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just below two-thirds of Court Administrators. Salaries average out to around $54K per year and spread from $31K to $91K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Court Administrators. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Women make up the vast majority of Court Administrators (80 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$34,813 - $95,421
(Median)
$35K
$54K
$95K
MEDIAN: $54,037
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$11.07 - $30.34
(Median)
$11
$16
$30
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$34,813 - $95,421  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,500  
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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$30,782 - $91,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.07 - $30.34  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,500  
   
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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$30,782 - $91,136  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Court Administrator

  • Serve as a contact point for the different government and civic organizations involved with the court.
  • Prepare and implement court budget and track court expenses and revenues.
  • Oversee non-judicial operations of the court, organize court processes, and manage the use of facilities.
  • Supervise all non-judicial personnel, making hiring decisions and providing training.

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Pay by Experience Level for Court Administrator

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


The average inexperienced worker earns $41K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $41K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Court Administrators make a median salary of $49K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $62K on average.

Court Administrator Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Court Administrator in Denton:
"Legal Education And Understanding The Political Implications."
Anyone pursuing a career as a Court Administrator must possess character and learn about the politics of working for a government agency. An ability to determine what is and should be kept confidential is imperative. An ability to be loyal and have your own sense of priority despite all else is also necessary. An individual must also remember no matter how much influence you have; you work at the mercy of the court.

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Experience Affects Court Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$51,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%