Average City Clerk Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a City Clerk is $53,023 in 2024

Base Salary
$36k - $88k
$99 - $2k
Total Pay
$30k - $74k
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What Do City Clerks Do?

City Clerk Tasks
  • Maintain office files, following standard office procedures and assist with administrative tasks involving personnel, budgeting and facilities.
  • Issue various licenses and permits as assigned.
  • Receive the public and respond to inquiries from employees, citizens, and others and referring to appropriate persons when necessary.
  • Answer department telephone system and mobile radio base station.
  • Prepare meeting agendas and supporting materials and take, transcribe, prepare and distribute minutes and reports.
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4.2 out of 5
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FAQs About City Clerks

What is the highest pay for City Clerks?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a City Clerk is $88k / year

What is the lowest pay for City Clerks?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a City Clerk is $36k / year

How can City Clerks increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a City Clerk is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a City Clerk that oversees more junior City Clerks, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.