Deputy Clerk Salary

Deputy Clerks aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $30K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. The vast majority (89 percent) of Deputy Clerks who took the survey are female. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,558 - $48,445
$24K
$30K
$48K
MEDIAN: $30,222
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50%
90%

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$10.44 - $19.07
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$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,558 - $48,445  
   
Bonus
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$22,531 - $43,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 257
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.44 - $19.07  
   
Overtime
$18.88 - $34.86  
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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$22,531 - $43,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 216
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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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Deputy Clerks sometimes assume positions such as City Clerks. That role pays $37K per year on average. When Deputy Clerks are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Court Clerks or Administrative Assistants. Those roles pay an additional $1K and $1K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Deputy Clerk


Deputy Clerks report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Accounts Payable, Taking Meeting Minutes, and Payroll Administration are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 23 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Accounting. 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.


Deputy Clerks with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $28K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $31K. Deputy Clerks with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $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.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,998

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Deputy Clerks, Lexington offers exceptional salaries, 24 percent above the national average. Deputy Clerks will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+21 percent).

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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 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Deputy Clerk Salaries

▲30%

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$30,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Deputy Clerk Salaries

Accounts Payable
▲24%


Payroll Administration
▲10%

▲5%


Legal Document Review
▲2%

National Average
$30,000


▼1%


Typing
▼2%

Accounting
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 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
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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