Docketing Specialist Salary

The average salary for a Docketing Specialist is $52,074 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$39,301 - $74,368
$39K
$53K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,059
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50%
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$15.18 - $32.37
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$22
$32
MEDIAN: $22.36
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$0$74K
Salary $39,301 - $74,368
Bonus $0.00 - $5,000
Total Pay (?
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$38,161 - $74,869
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $15.18 - $32.37
Overtime $24.36 - $46.04
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,000
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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$38,161 - $74,869
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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Job Description for Docketing Specialist

Docketing specialists typically work with law firms, and their role can be critical. When a patent application is filed, it becomes the responsibility of the docketing specialist. All documents and mail related to the application go to the specialist, who notes all important information like due dates or fees and labels each document to keep them properly organized. Because law firms may handle hundreds of cases at a time and each patent application generates a large amount of paperwork, it can be difficult to keep everything organized and running smoothly. To manage this, docketing specialists use some type of system or software to keep track of everything.

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Docketing Specialist Tasks

  • Performs administrative duties in support of the docket or calendar.
  • Assists in the preparation of disclosure statements and monitors the record keeping process.
  • Processes incoming mail and files and retrieves documents as needed.
  • Keeps the docket current with court orders.

Docketing Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Docketing Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Docketing Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Docketing Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 61 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Docketing Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Docketing Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 23 salaries. A Docketing Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Docketing Specialist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Docketing Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Late-Career
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$52,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Docketing Specialist Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Intellectual Property (IP)
▼2%

Legal Document Review
▼6%

docketing
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 9%
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