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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$25,948 - $64,000
(Median)
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38K
50K
64K
MEDIAN: $38,310
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Entry-Level Law Clerk Total Pay (?
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$9.87 - $22.28
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$25,948 - $64,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,472  
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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$20,922 - $53,855  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 622
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $22.28  
   
Overtime
$11.79 - $34.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,472  
   
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).
)
$20,922 - $53,855  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 622
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Pay Difference By Location
Washington
up arrow 62%
New York
up arrow 9%
Baton Rouge
up arrow 5%
Sacramento
up arrow 3%
Los Angeles
0%
National Average
$32,000
Houston
up arrow 3%
Chicago
up arrow 6%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Law Clerk Salaries

Legal Document Review
up arrow 26%
Technical Writing
up arrow 5%
National Average
$32,000
Filing
up arrow 19%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 126 votes.
Gender
Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 53%
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