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Deputy Clerk Salary (United States)

Most Deputy Clerks in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $31K annually;. The pay spectrum stretches from $21K to $47K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Deputy Clerks, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.
Deputy Clerk Salary (?
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$21,775 - $53,601
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54K
MEDIAN: $30,925
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Deputy Clerk Salary (?
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$10.04 - $18.58
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,775 - $53,601  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $596  
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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$21,253 - $47,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.04 - $18.58  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $596  
   
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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$21,253 - $47,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 179
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Job Description for Deputy Clerk

Deputy clerks provide general support where needed to other clerks and/or judges in the county court system. They must be proficient in operating office equipment and computers including the ability to type at least 40 words per minute (or another amount specified by their employer) and use basic programs such as the Microsoft Office suite. Deputy clerks complete and report on the variety of tasks assigned to them by supervisors; as such, strong listening skills and the ability to prioritize tasks and complete them within deadline are required. Deputy clerks must possess good written and verbal communication skills, and they are expected to relay written and verbal messages to supervisors and the general public, as well as answer phones and respond to mail and email politely and effectively.
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Deputy Clerk Tasks
  • Make bond principal & interest payments.
  • Assist in preparation of the annual budget/amendments.
  • Prepare State Financial Reports.
  • Prepare monthly Financial Reports.
  • Prepare audit worksheets.

Common Career Paths for Deputy Clerk

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Deputy Clerks who go on to become Court Clerks may see somewhat stagnant compensation. Typically, a Court Clerk, an upper-level role, pays $31K. It is not uncommon for a Deputy Clerk to continue on to become an General Office Clerk or a Court, Municipal or License Clerk.

Deputy Clerk Job Listings

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Survey results imply that Deputy Clerks put a diverse skill set to use. Fortunate workers who know Billing can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 21 percent above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry, Accounting, and Accounts Payable. Customer Service and Filing Court Documents are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Deputy Clerk

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Deputy Clerks, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $27K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $31K. Deputy Clerks claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $32K. As Deputy Clerks reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average sum in this group is $35K. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience — of those surveyed, more than half land within this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up just over one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise fewer than one in ten, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent.

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Experience Affects Deputy Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$29,000

Skills That Affect Deputy Clerk Salaries

Billing
up arrow 21%
National Average
$29,000
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
Filing Court Documents
up arrow 4%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%
Accounting
up arrow 6%
Data Entry
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 10%