Legal File Clerk Salary

A Legal File Clerk earns an average wage of $12.99 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$26,224 - $43,570
$26K
$33K
$44K
MEDIAN: $32,746
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50%
90%

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$9.94 - $17.54
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$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.17
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$0$43K
Salary $26,224 - $43,570
Bonus $0.00 - $1,525
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$21,055 - $38,906
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 54
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $9.94 - $17.54
Overtime $14.93 - $35.34
Annual Data $0$38K
Bonus $0.00 - $1,525
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$21,055 - $38,906
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 160

Job Description for Legal File Clerk

Legal file clerks are responsible for maintaining records and documents used in a legal system or court of law. They must follow predetermined filing systems in regards to letters, legal files, case documents, correspondences, invoices, and memorandums, which is usually done using formatting software such as Pacer or ECF.

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Legal File Clerk Tasks

  • File and catalog legal documents.
  • Answer phones and route calls, assist with office clerical tasks.
  • Subpoena records.
  • Prepare documents for off-site storage and confidential disposal.
  • Prepare, maintain and track all on-site and off-site records; delivery and retrieval.

Common Career Paths for Legal File Clerk


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Popular Skills for Legal File Clerk

Pay by Experience Level for Legal File Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Legal File Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal File Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal File Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Legal File Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 14 salaries. A Legal File Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,578

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Key Stats for Legal File Clerk

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Legal File Clerk Salaries

▲5%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$30,000

▼2%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Legal File Clerk Salaries


National Average
$30,000

Microsoft Word
▼2%


▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 36%