Entry-Level Law Clerk Salary

An average Entry-Level Law Clerk can expect to take home roughly $15.13 per hour. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Law Clerks is high. Approximately one-third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and one-fifth collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,103 - $71,865
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MEDIAN: $40,589
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$10.32 - $21.02
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$0$71K
Salary $29,103 - $71,865
Bonus $0.00 - $2,959
Profit Sharing $3,300
Total Pay (?
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$23,382 - $52,448
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 115
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $10.32 - $21.02
Overtime $17.45 - $34.00
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,959
Profit Sharing $3,300
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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$23,382 - $52,448
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 313

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,041

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For Entry-Level Law Clerks, Washington provides a pay rate that is 50 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Law Clerks will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+34 percent), San Francisco (+26 percent), New York (+24 percent), and Miami (+13 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Fort Lauderdale, 18 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 12 percent less in Tampa and 11 percent less in Philadelphia, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Law Clerk

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
4%
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Skills That Affect Law Clerk Salaries

Legal Writing
▲39%




National Average
$33,000

Document Preparation
▼4%

Filing Court Documents
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 65%
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