The average pay for a Law Clerk with Typing skills is C$42,957 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

C$29,764 - C$66,747
C$30K
C$43K
C$67K
MEDIAN: C$42,882
10%
50%
90%
C$14.36 - C$24.15
C$14
C$18
C$24
MEDIAN: C$18.20
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$66K
Salary C$29,764 - C$66,747
Bonus C$254 - C$3,500
Profit Sharing C$1,500
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$29,997 - C$66,521
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 315
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$14.36 - C$24.15
Overtime C$1.55 - C$39.75
Annual Data C$0C$66K
Bonus C$254 - C$3,500
Profit Sharing C$1,500
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$29,997 - C$66,521
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Law Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Law Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Law Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$37,000 based on 115 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Law Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$46,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Law Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$53,000 based on 35 salaries. A Law Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$42,025

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

Key Stats for Law Clerk

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Law Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
C$42,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 33%