Town Clerk Salary

Women account for the majority of Town Clerks in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $36K annually. Work is enjoyable for Town Clerks, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — one-third — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and over a third have dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$24,351 - $52,650
$24K
$37K
$53K
MEDIAN: $36,699
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$9.50 - $23.01
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$0$52K
Salary $24,351 - $52,650
Bonus $1,000
Total Pay (?
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$21,145 - $50,998
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 71
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $9.50 - $23.01
Overtime $25.94
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $1,000
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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$21,145 - $50,998
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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Job Description for Town Clerk

Town clerks are employed by municipal governments or town councils who are responsible for various organizational tasks. These tasks are often related to record-keeping. Town clerks may also be responsible for issuing licenses to citizens and performing other general duties, such as taking minutes during council meetings and liaising with officers from other governments.

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Town Clerk Tasks

  • Record and maintain meeting minutes.
  • Issue public notification of town activities or needs.
  • Assist in the preparation and conduction of town elections.

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Pay by Experience Level for Town Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Town Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Town Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Town Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Town Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 30 salaries. A Town Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 11 salaries.

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Key Stats for Town Clerk

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Town Clerk Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

Late-Career
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$34,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Town Clerk Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Payroll Administration
▼13%

Accounting
▼14%

Energy / Utilities
▼30%

Filing Court Documents
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 33%
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