Clerk, Legal Salary

The average pay for a Clerk, Legal is $15.19 per hour.

$35,875 - $51,450
$39K
MEDIAN: $39,381
50%

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$11.23 - $21.24
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.86
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50%
90%

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$0$51K
Salary $39,381
Bonus $491
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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$24,213 - $47,017
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $11.23 - $21.24
Overtime $18.77
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $491
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).
)
$24,213 - $47,017
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Clerk, Legal

A legal clerk is a person who works within a law office and is responsible for researching, compiling, and organizing legal documents for both judges and lawyers. This person will work primarily in an indoor environment, and some light travel may be required. Travel will not be extensive though, as most travel will be simply for research purposes. This position is one that will generally keep typical office hours, though some extended hours may be required. This person will typically work with other office personnel within the law office, including lawyers, judges, and court personnel. Some employers do not require formal education for this job position, but many will prefer a person with knowledge and experience in the legal or judicial area.

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Clerk, Legal Tasks

  • File and catalog legal documents.
  • Answer phones and route calls, assist with office clerical tasks.
  • Subpoena records.
  • Prepare documents for off-site storage and confidential disposal.
  • Prepare, maintain and track all on-site and off-site records; delivery and retrieval.

Clerk, Legal Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Clerk, Legal

Pay by Experience for a Clerk, Legal has a positive trend. An entry-level Clerk, Legal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clerk, Legal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Clerk, Legal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 10 salaries. A Clerk, Legal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Clerk, Legal

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Clerk, Legal Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 29%