Entry-Level Law Clerk Salary

For Entry-Level Law Clerks, hourly average wages total $14.89 per hour. While over one-half report receiving no health benefits, just over a half do receive medical coverage, and about a third have dental, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Law Clerks (53 percent) survey respondents. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$26,584 - $72,088
(Median)
$27K
$41K
$72K
MEDIAN: $41,310
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$10.05 - $21.92
(Median)
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$26,584 - $72,088  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
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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$21,382 - $57,038  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $21.92  
   
Overtime
$6.75 - $33.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
   
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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$21,382 - $57,038  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 405
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Law Clerk Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 13%

Legal Writing
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Legal Document Review
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
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National Average
$33,000

Filing Court Documents
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 55%
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