The average rate for a Court Clerk is $14.04 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Filing Court Documents is associated with high pay for this job.
Court Clerk Total Pay (?
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$22,719 - $56,498
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MEDIAN: $33,247
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Court Clerk Total Pay (?
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$10.09 - $20.73
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$22,719 - $56,498  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,174  
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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$21,765 - $50,005  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 391
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $20.73  
   
Overtime
$15.35 - $35.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,174  
   
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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$21,765 - $50,005  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 391
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Job Description for Court Clerk
  • Supervise trial activities and jury management, including training and evaluating other clerks.
  • Prepare court docket and schedule hearings, and notify the appropriate parties.
  • Organize and archive all court documentation, employee records, and legal documents.
  • Review case files and provide information to judges, attorneys, and citizens.
Pay by Experience Level for Court Clerk
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Sacramento
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Phoenix
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National Average
$31,000
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Experience Affects Court Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Court Clerk Salaries

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 12%
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
Data Entry
0%
National Average
$31,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 11%
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