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Deputy Clerk Salary

The larger portion of Deputy Clerks in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $31K annually. The pay spectrum stretches from $22K to $46K per year. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-half. Most Deputy Clerks report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,481 - $52,304
(Median)
$22K
$31K
$52K
MEDIAN: $30,680
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$10.18 - $19.01
(Median)
$10
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,481 - $52,304  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $512  
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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$21,745 - $46,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 274
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.18 - $19.01  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.78  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $512  
   
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).
)
$21,745 - $46,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 219

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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 transition into an upper level Court Clerk position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Court Clerk makes $31K a year. The most common promotion for Deputy Clerks is Administrative Assistant, a position that typically pays $31K annually. Another standard transition for Deputy Clerks seeking advancement is to assume a General Office Clerk role, where pay is often $25K.

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Popular Skills for Deputy Clerk


Survey results show that Deputy Clerks use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Taking Meeting Minutes, Records Management, and Billing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 58 percent, 26 percent, and 17 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Data Entry, Accounting, and Accounts Payable. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Deputy Clerk

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Deputy Clerks, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $27K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $31K. Deputy Clerks claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $32K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $36K.

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Experience Affects Deputy Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%



National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Deputy Clerk Salaries

Taking Meeting Minutes
up arrow 58%

Records Management
up arrow 26%

Billing
up arrow 17%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$29,000

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 4%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 5%


Accounting
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 11%
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