Legal Records Clerk Salary

A Legal Records Clerk earns an average wage of $15.03 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Records Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$28,715 - $47,909
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$29K
$35K
$48K
MEDIAN: $34,929
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$10.43 - $20.15
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$28,715 - $47,909  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $2,061  
Total Pay (?
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$25,167 - $45,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.43 - $20.15  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $30.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$100.00 - $2,061  
   
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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$25,167 - $45,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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Job Description for Legal Records Clerk

A legal records clerk is the person who is primarily responsible for organizing and maintaining records within a law office. This position can be found with all types of lawyers - corporate, prosecuting, defense, criminal, etc. This job is not particularly physical in nature and will work within an office setting. A legal records clerk will sometimes work within a team of other office personnel, though in smaller offices, this person may work independently. This position will generally keep weekday, daytime hours. However, some may be required to work extended hours during busier days at the discretion of the lawyer(s). Depending on the law firm, formal education may not be required for this position, though many will prefer experience with legal filing practices and procedures or other duties related to the job.

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Legal Records Clerk Tasks

  • Prepare documents for off-site storage and confidential disposal.
  • File and catalog legal documents.
  • Prepare, maintain and track all on-site and off-site records; delivery and retrieval.
  • Answer phones and route calls, assist with office clerical tasks.
  • Subpoena records.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Records Clerk

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Experience Affects Legal Records Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Legal Records Clerk Salaries

Records Management
up arrow 23%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

National Average
$33,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 13%
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