$46,183
Avg. Salary
$15.42
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a City Clerk is $15.42 per hour.

The average pay for a City Clerk is $46,183 per year.

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$11.52
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$15.42
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$25.38
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MEDIAN $15.42
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$31k
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$80k
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MEDIAN $46,183
$30,807 - $79,537
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MEDIAN: $46,183
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$0$79K
Salary $30,807 - $79,537
Bonus $244 - $2,051
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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$25,154 - $71,974
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 294
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $11.52 - $25.38
Overtime $17.08 - $32.02
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $244 - $2,051
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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$25,154 - $71,974
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 212

Job Description for City Clerk

A city clerk is responsible for drafting the general agenda and bylaws for a city, recording the minutes of council meetings, answering correspondence, and preparing reports on civic needs. The city clerk works directly with the public and their job responsibilities include conducting public notification, regarding all official activities and meetings, maintaining and updating documents regarding municipal codes and city charters, preparing agendas for public meetings, and preparing ordinances and proclamations to be executed.

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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.

City Clerk Job Listings

Popular Skills for City Clerk


Survey results suggest that City Clerks use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Human Resources, Taking Meeting Minutes, Media / Public Relations, and Records Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Accounts Receivable as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Accounts Payable and General Ledger Accounting also typically command lower compensation. Those familiar with Accounting also tend to know Taking Meeting Minutes.

Pay by Experience Level for City Clerk

Pay by Experience for a City Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level City Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 138 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A City Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 81 salaries. An experienced City Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 80 salaries. A City Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 26 salaries.

City Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a City Clerk?

City Clerk in Deer Lodge:
Pros: Helping the public.
Cons: Horrible work environment.

City Clerk in Dixon:
"Organization."
Keep excellent records and be organized.

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Key Stats for City Clerk

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects City Clerk Salaries

▲24%

▲22%

▲6%

National Average
$40,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect City Clerk Salaries

National Average
$40,000


Human Resources
▼2%

Media / Public Relations
▼3%


Office Management
▼12%

Payroll Administration
▼12%

▼14%

General Ledger Accounting
▼18%

Accounts Payable
▼18%

Accounts Receivable
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 25%