Court Administrator Salary

Court Administrators in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent nearly three in five of Court Administrators. Salaries average out to around $55K per year and spread from $35K to $82K per year. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Female Court Administrators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$37,340 - $83,674
$37K
$55K
$84K
MEDIAN: $54,659
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50%
90%

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$14.68 - $30.91
$15
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $22.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,340 - $83,674  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
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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$35,110 - $82,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $30.91  
   
Overtime
$36.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$35,110 - $82,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Court Administrator

To oversee the many operations of a courthouse, many of these organizations employ a court administrator. The court administrator is given administrative charge of the courthouse and is responsible for its budget, maintenance, and case management. In larger courts, such as those serving federal or state governments, the court may have several administrators, each charged with supervising certain operations and answering to a senior court administrator.

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Court Administrator Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Court Administrator

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


Court Administrators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Court Administrators in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $49K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $50K. Court Administrators see a median salary of $56K after reaching one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Court Administrator generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $70K.

Court Administrator Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Court Administrator?

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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Key Stats for Court Administrator

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Court Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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