Entry-Level Law Clerk Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Law Clerk earns an average wage of $14.82 per hour. A skill in Legal Document Review is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Law Clerk Total Pay (?
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$26,086 - $64,149
(Median)
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64K
MEDIAN: $38,831
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Entry-Level Law Clerk Total Pay (?
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$9.89 - $22.52
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$26,086 - $64,149  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,441  
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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$21,008 - $54,048  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 621
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $22.52  
   
Overtime
$11.74 - $34.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,441  
   
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).
)
$21,008 - $54,048  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 621
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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
up arrow 58%
New York
up arrow 9%
National Average
$32,000
Los Angeles
up arrow 1%
Chicago
up arrow 5%
Houston
up arrow 5%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Law Clerk Salaries

Legal Document Review
up arrow 15%
Legal Research
up arrow 7%
Technical Writing
up arrow 2%
National Average
$32,000
Filing Court Documents
up arrow 7%

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 51%
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