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Average Law Clerk Hourly Pay

$15.58
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$514
Bonus
$3,050
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The average hourly pay for a Law Clerk is $15.58.
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$11.03
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$15.58
90%
$24.37
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $24
Bonus
$0 - $2,936
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,050
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$24,339 - $60,700
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What Do Law Clerks Do?

Job Satisfaction for Law Clerk

3.8 out of 5
(92)
Highly Satisfied
31Reviews

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Law Clerks?

Skills in Legal Research, Legal Document Review, Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence and Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Law Clerks?

An entry-level Law Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.14 based on 119 salaries. An early career Law Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.72 based on 487 salaries. A mid-career Law Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.13 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Law Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.78 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Law Clerk in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 55.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (31.8% more) and San Diego, California (14.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (3.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (3.2% less) and Houston, Texas (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 762 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.6%
Early Career
63.9%
Mid Career
10.8%
Experienced
5.9%
Late Career
3.8%