The average salary for an Entry-Level Law Clerk is AU$45,620 per year.

AU$34,864 - AU$64,184
AU$35K
AU$46K
AU$64K
MEDIAN: AU$45,887
10%
50%
90%
AU$16.13 - AU$26.69
AU$16
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.80
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$64K
Salary AU$34,864 - AU$64,184
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$2,973
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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AU$34,509 - AU$61,176
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 159
Hourly Data AU$0AU$28
Hourly Rate AU$16.13 - AU$26.69
Overtime AU$28.82
Annual Data AU$0AU$61K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$2,973
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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AU$34,509 - AU$61,176
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 105

Job Description for Law Clerk

A law clerk's primary function is to perform research for a judge pertaining to legal issues before their court; they may work at the federal, state or municipal levels. Specific tasks performed by law clerks include drafting memoranda and opinions, preparing files for hearings and providing other support to judges as hearings are underway. They also review briefs to ensure they are accurate, as well as provide advice to the judge and others on their team related to cases.

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Law Clerk Tasks

  • Search for and study legal documents to investigate facts and law of cases.
  • Deliver or direct delivery of subpoenas to witnesses and parties to action, serve copies of pleas to opposing counsel.
  • Review and file pleadings, petitions and other documents relevant to court actions.
  • Research and analyze law sources to prepare drafts of briefs or arguments for review, approval and use by attorney.
  • Prepare affidavits of documents and maintain document files and case correspondence.

Law Clerk Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$45,664

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Law Clerk

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
7%

Skills That Affect Law Clerk Salaries



National Average
AU$46,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%