A Late-Career Law Clerk earns an average salary of C$60,919 per year. A skill in Legal Research is associated with high pay for this job.

C$44,872 - C$82,594
C$45K
C$61K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$60,658
10%
50%
90%
C$19.63 - C$35.10
C$20
C$26
C$35
MEDIAN: C$25.84
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$83K
Salary C$44,872 - C$82,594
Bonus C$412 - C$5,468
Profit Sharing C$3,000
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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C$44,521 - C$83,598
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 341
Hourly Data C$0C$59
Hourly Rate C$19.63 - C$35.10
Overtime C$35.00
Annual Data C$0C$83K
Bonus C$412 - C$5,468
Profit Sharing C$3,000
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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C$44,521 - C$83,598
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

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: C$60,372

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

Key Stats for Law Clerk

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Law Clerk Salaries

Legal Research
▲10%


Microsoft Word
▲6%

Family Practice
▲6%

Legal Document Review
▲5%

Legal Compliance
▲5%

Filing Court Documents
▲3%




National Average
C$60,000

Typing
▼1%

Organizing
▼3%

Corporate
▼7%

Office Administration
▼7%

Real Estate
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 43%