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Average Court Clerk Hourly Pay

$15.52
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$509
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The average hourly pay for a Court Clerk is $15.52.
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$11.78
MEDIAN
$15.52
90%
$22.44
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What Do Court Clerks Do?

Court Clerk Tasks
  • Organize and archive all court documentation, employee records, and legal documents.
  • Review case files and provide information to judges, attorneys, and citizens.
  • Supervise trial activities and jury management, including training and evaluating other clerks.
  • Prepare court docket and schedule hearings, and notify the appropriate parties.

Job Satisfaction for Court Clerk

4 out of 5
(105)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Court Clerk

The top respondents for the job title Court Clerk are from the companies Harris County, King County and State of Kansas (KS). Reported salaries are highest at Santa Clara County Superior Court where the average pay is $31.44. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include King County, earning around $23.39. State of Kansas (KS) pays the lowest at around $15.00. Harris County also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $22.49.

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What Are Popular Skills for Court Clerks?

Skills in Document Preparation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Data Entry, Customer Service and Filing Court Documents.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Court Clerks?

An entry-level Court Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.62 based on 31 salaries. An early career Court Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.91 based on 211 salaries. A mid-career Court Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.81 based on 100 salaries. An experienced Court Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.23 based on 114 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Court Clerk in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 22.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Columbia, South Carolina (19.5% more) and Houston, Texas (18.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tucson, Arizona (14.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 512 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.1%
Early Career
41.2%
Mid Career
19.5%
Experienced
22.3%
Late Career
10.9%