The average wage for a Law Clerk with Legal Research skills is $15.36 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$29,599 - $91,550
(Median)
$30K
$48K
$92K
MEDIAN: $47,835
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90%

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$11.14 - $21.41
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$29,599 - $91,550  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
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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$24,430 - $61,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.14 - $21.41  
   
Overtime
$15.95 - $38.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
   
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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$24,430 - $61,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 162
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Experience Affects Law Clerk Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 61%
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