Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

43-4031 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

Perform clerical duties for courts of law, municipalities, or governmental licensing agencies and bureaus. May prepare docket of cases to be called; secure information for judges and court; prepare draft agendas or bylaws for town or city council; answer official correspondence; keep fiscal records and accounts; issue licenses or permits; and record data, administer tests, or collect fees. Clerks of Court are classified in "Managers, All Other" (11-9199).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
130,190 1.0 % $18.38 $38,230 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.26 $13.79 $17.23 $21.71 $26.58
Annual Wage (2) $23,420 $28,680 $35,850 $45,150 $55,290


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 93,120 1.74 $17.69 $36,800
State Government (OES Designation) 33,680 1.53 $20.68 $43,020
Other Support Services 2,510 0.85 $13.15 $27,350
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 90 0.01 $16.04 $33,360
Automobile Dealers 70 0.01 $16.06 $33,400

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government (OES Designation) 93,120 1.74 $17.69 $36,800
State Government (OES Designation) 33,680 1.53 $20.68 $43,020
Other Support Services 2,510 0.85 $13.15 $27,350
Automobile Dealers 70 0.01 $16.06 $33,400
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 90 0.01 $16.04 $33,360

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 40 (7) $24.34 $50,630
State Government (OES Designation) 33,680 1.53 $20.68 $43,020
Depository Credit Intermediation (8) (8) $18.09 $37,640
Local Government (OES Designation) 93,120 1.74 $17.69 $36,800
Employment Services 50 (7) $17.22 $35,810


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.




States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 9,620 0.83 0.88 $16.86 $35,070
California 8,590 0.55 0.59 $21.24 $44,170
Ohio 7,870 1.49 1.58 $17.03 $35,420
New York 7,290 0.81 0.86 $26.26 $54,630
Michigan 7,010 1.69 1.79 $18.89 $39,280



States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vermont 690 2.27 2.41 $17.15 $35,680
Maine 1,150 1.95 2.07 $15.89 $33,050
South Dakota 800 1.94 2.05 $14.79 $30,760
Colorado 4,530 1.85 1.96 $19.29 $40,130
West Virginia 1,290 1.83 1.94 $16.03 $33,340



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 7,290 0.81 0.86 $26.26 $54,630
New Jersey 4,630 1.18 1.26 $23.65 $49,200
Alaska 560 1.72 1.83 $23.05 $47,940
Connecticut 1,240 0.75 0.79 $22.94 $47,720
Rhode Island 600 1.27 1.35 $22.35 $46,480




Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,700 0.72 0.77 $29.24 $60,830
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,870 1.53 1.62 $16.62 $34,570
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 2,410 0.67 0.71 $23.19 $48,230
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 2,020 2.31 2.44 $20.70 $43,050
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,870 1.36 1.44 $19.39 $40,340
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 1,850 1.81 1.92 $17.43 $36,260
Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division 1,680 2.32 2.45 $18.84 $39,190
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,660 0.57 0.60 $17.40 $36,190
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,640 0.66 0.70 $16.18 $33,650
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 1,450 1.24 1.31 $20.24 $42,100