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Town Clerk Salary

Women account for the majority of Town Clerks in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $39K per year. Pay generally varies between $20K and $60K per year. Around one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and more than a third claim dental coverage as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$20,223 - $69,531
(Median)
$20K
$39K
$70K
MEDIAN: $38,613
10%
50%
90%

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$8.62 - $19.15
(Median)
$8
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$20,223 - $69,531  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $993  
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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$20,058 - $59,840  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.62 - $19.15  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $30.58  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $993  
   
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).
)
$20,058 - $59,840  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
United States (change)

Job Description for Town Clerk

  • Record and maintain meeting minutes.
  • Issue public notification of town activities or needs.
  • Assist in the preparation and conduction of town elections.

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Town Clerks report a focused set of job skills. Energy / Utilities and Filing Court Documents are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Those listing Filing Court Documents and Energy / Utilities as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Those with knowledge of Energy / Utilities tend to be skilled in Filing Court Documents as well.

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Experience Affects Town Clerk Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Town Clerk Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 24%

Filing Court Documents
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 33%