Deputy Clerks in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $30K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Deputy Clerks are female. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,455 - $47,399
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$30K
$47K
MEDIAN: $30,111
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90%

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$10.43 - $18.81
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MEDIAN: $14.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,455 - $47,399  
   
Bonus
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$22,632 - $43,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 262
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.43 - $18.81  
   
Overtime
$18.89 - $33.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$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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$22,632 - $43,603  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 225

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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

  • 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


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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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Key Stats for Deputy Clerk

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
043
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Deputy Clerk Salaries




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Deputy Clerk Salaries


Payroll Administration
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Legal Document Review
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National Average
$30,000



Typing
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Accounts Payable
up arrow 7%

Accounting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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