Town Clerk Salary

Town Clerks in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $36K per year for pay. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by nearly one in three. Job satisfaction for Town Clerks is extremely high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$21,852 - $51,919
$22K
$36K
$52K
MEDIAN: $35,512
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$9.19 - $22.78
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$14
$23
MEDIAN: $14.39
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$0$51K
Salary $21,852 - $51,919
Bonus $1,000
Total Pay (?
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$20,166 - $50,687
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 68
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $9.19 - $22.78
Overtime $23.25
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $1,000
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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$20,166 - $50,687
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

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Job Description for Town Clerk

Town clerks are employed by municipal governments or town councils who are responsible for various organizational tasks. These tasks are often related to record-keeping. Town clerks may also be responsible for issuing licenses to citizens and performing other general duties, such as taking minutes during council meetings and liaising with officers from other governments.

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Town Clerk Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Town Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Town Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Town Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Town Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Town Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 30 salaries. A Town Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 11 salaries.

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Key Stats for Town Clerk

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Town Clerk Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

Late-Career
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$32,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Town Clerk Salaries

National Average
$32,000

Payroll Administration
▼9%

Accounting
▼11%

Energy / Utilities
▼28%

Filing Court Documents
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 36%
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