Legal Records Clerk Salary
The average salary for a Legal Records Clerk is $37,530 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Records Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
|Salary||$25,811 - $52,158|
|Bonus||$178.79 - $2,668|
|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).)
|$25,139 - $50,264|
|Hourly Rate||$11.69 - $21.39|
|Overtime||$1.51 - $29.80|
|Bonus||$178.79 - $2,668|
|Total Pay (||$25,139 - $50,264|
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.Read More...
A legal records clerk will have a variety of responsibilities and duties associated with their position, which can vary depending on the size and type of their organization. Some typical responsibilities include following and maintaining organized files and records, locating and retrieving legal records, preparing legal documents, maintaining current files, performing various clerical duties, managing office equipment, organizing legal letters and documents, preparing file folders and labels, handling various phone calls, and maintaining strict confidentiality. This is a position which requires a person who is highly organized in nature and pays great attention to detail. This person should possess expert communication skills and be very flexible with their work responsibilities.
Legal Records Clerk Tasks
- Answer phones and route calls, assist with office clerical tasks.
- Subpoena records.
- Prepare, maintain and track all on-site and off-site records; delivery and retrieval.
- Prepare documents for off-site storage and confidential disposal.
- File and catalog legal documents.
Pay by Experience Level for Legal Records Clerk
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