Entry-Level Law Clerk Salary

Entry-Level Law Clerks take home an average $15.14 per hour. Women Entry-Level Law Clerks who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Over a third enjoy medical while slightly more than a fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than one-fifth. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$28,905 - $66,628
$29K
$40K
$67K
MEDIAN: $40,459
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$10.35 - $21.12
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$0$66K
Salary $28,905 - $66,628
Bonus $0.00 - $3,020
Profit Sharing $3,300
Total Pay (?
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$23,429 - $52,310
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 113
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.35 - $21.12
Overtime $17.64 - $32.89
Annual Data $0$52K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,020
Profit Sharing $3,300
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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$23,429 - $52,310
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 294

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Law Clerk Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,150

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Law Clerks, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Law Clerks can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+34 percent), San Francisco (+26 percent), New York (+24 percent), and Miami (+13 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 18 percent south of the national average, can be found in Fort Lauderdale. Employers in Tampa and Philadelphia also lean toward paying below-median salaries (12 percent less).

Key Stats for Law Clerk

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
5%
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Skills That Affect Law Clerk Salaries

Legal Writing
▲38%




National Average
$33,000

Document Preparation
▼4%

Filing Court Documents
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 63%
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