Entry-Level Law Clerk Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Law Clerks is around $14.88 per hour. Some workers in this field — just over a half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by just over two-fifths and dental plans are enjoyed by close to one-third. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Law Clerks (55 percent) survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,698 - $70,881
(Median)
$27K
$41K
$71K
MEDIAN: $40,949
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90%

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$9.92 - $22.12
(Median)
$9
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,698 - $70,881  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,454  
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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$21,034 - $56,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $22.12  
   
Overtime
$1.80 - $33.48  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,454  
   
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).
)
$21,034 - $56,955  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 392

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Law Clerk Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 43%

Legal Writing
up arrow 14%


Legal Document Review
up arrow 6%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

National Average
$33,000

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 55%