Average Law Clerk Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Law Clerk is $15.28.
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $23
$102 - $2,983
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4,500
Total Pay
$23,796 - $60,105

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Popular Skills for Law Clerk

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

Pay by Experience Level for Law Clerk

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 $14.85 based on 133 salaries. An early career Law Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.45 based on 535 salaries. A mid-career Law Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.69 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Law Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.21 based on 47 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 New York, New York earn an average of 26.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (17.8% more) and Houston, Texas (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (2.5% less), Miami, Florida (2.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.5% less).

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