Deputy Clerk Salary
|Salary||$23,455 - $47,399|
|Total Pay (||$22,632 - $43,603|
|Hourly Rate||$10.43 - $18.81|
|Overtime||$18.89 - $33.51|
|Total Pay (||$22,632 - $43,603|
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.Read More...
Applicants for deputy clerk positions must have a high school diploma or equivalent, be at least 18 years of age, and be able to pass a criminal background check. Residents of the county in which the position exists are preferred. Experience working in a courthouse, law office, or similar setting is generally beneficial but not required. Deputy clerks work primarily in an office setting or courtroom, and they must follow their office's policies and procedures at all times. Deputy clerks may need to perform some physical duties such as kneeling, climbing stairs, and lifting and moving up to 20 pounds.
Deputy Clerk Tasks
- Prepare monthly Financial Reports.
- Prepare audit worksheets.
- Prepare State Financial Reports.
- Make bond principal & interest payments.
- Assist in preparation of the annual budget/amendments.
Common Career Paths for Deputy Clerk
There are some Deputy Clerks — though it's uncommon — that transition into City Clerks, where earnings are an average $37K annually. It is quite typical for Deputy Clerks to transition into roles as Court Clerks or Administrative Assistants, where reported median earnings are $2K and $2K higher per year.
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Popular Skills for Deputy Clerk
Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, facility with Taking Meeting Minutes, Payroll Administration, and Billing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent, 11 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Accounting and Accounts Payable. The majority of those who know Customer Service also know Filing Court Documents and Billing.
Pay by Experience Level for Deputy Clerk
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $28K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $31K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Deputy Clerks make a median salary of $33K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Deputy Clerk generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $39K.
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