Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Court, Municipal, or License Clerk is $16.17
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Court, Municipal, or License Clerks?
An entry-level Court, Municipal, or License Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.23 based on 6 salaries. An early career Court, Municipal, or License Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.50 …Read more
What Do Court, Municipal, or License Clerks Do?
A court, municipal, or license clerk is usually hired by the government, most commonly by a court in a judicial branch. These organizations usually seek applicants that have a high school diploma, while some employers may be looking for associate's degrees. Some clerical experience is usually sought after, ranging from one to three years.
The clerk must have a good understanding of Microsoft Office and be able to type at fairly speedy rates. Some employers may require certification, such as …Read more
- Interact with the public, attorneys, other clerks and judges to provide information and forms.
- Review legal papers and identify problems and missing data.
- Assist with data organization, correspondence and documentation needs.
- Conduct legal research and assist with public records requests.
- Set schedules, communicate schedules, and take notes during proceedings.