Deputy Clerk Salary

Women account for the majority of Deputy Clerks in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $31K annually. Pay generally varies between $22K and $46K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Deputy Clerks is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$22,555 - $52,029
(Median)
$23K
$31K
$52K
MEDIAN: $30,627
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$10.21 - $18.93
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,555 - $52,029  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $501  
Total Pay (?
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$21,831 - $45,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $18.93  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $501  
   
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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$21,831 - $45,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 228
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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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For Deputy Clerks, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Deputy Clerks earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Court Clerk. Becoming an Administrative Assistant or a Court, Municipal or License Clerk is a common transition from a Deputy Clerk role.

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Popular Skills for Deputy Clerk


Survey results imply that Deputy Clerks put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, facility with Taking Meeting Minutes, Records Management, and Billing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 56 percent, 26 percent, and 16 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Typing, Data Entry, and Accounting. Most people familiar with Customer Service also know Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Deputy Clerk

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


For Deputy Clerks, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. 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. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $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 56%

Records Management
up arrow 26%

Billing
up arrow 16%

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%

Typing
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 12%
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