Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
128,490 1.2 % $17.95 $37,340 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.30 $13.58 $17.05 $21.27 $25.64
Annual Wage (2) $23,510 $28,250 $35,460 $44,250 $53,320


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) 92,790 1.75 $17.38 $36,150
State Government (OES Designation) 32,840 1.51 $19.92 $41,440
Other Support Services 2,070 0.70 $12.59 $26,190
Automobile Dealers 40 0.00 $16.95 $35,260
Employment Services 40 0.00 $16.03 $33,330

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) 92,790 1.75 $17.38 $36,150
State Government (OES Designation) 32,840 1.51 $19.92 $41,440
Other Support Services 2,070 0.70 $12.59 $26,190
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 40 0.00 $23.63 $49,150
Employment Services 40 0.00 $16.03 $33,330

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) $23.63 $49,150
State Government (OES Designation) 32,840 1.51 $19.92 $41,440
Local Government (OES Designation) 92,790 1.75 $17.38 $36,150
Automobile Dealers 40 (7) $16.95 $35,260
Employment Services 40 (7) $16.03 $33,330


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)
California 11,390 0.75 0.79 $21.08 $43,840
Texas 8,390 0.75 0.79 $15.27 $31,750
Michigan 7,520 1.85 1.94 $18.15 $37,750
New York 7,210 0.82 0.86 $26.05 $54,170
Ohio 7,110 1.37 1.44 $16.71 $34,760



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 730 2.42 2.54 $16.46 $34,240
Maine 1,190 2.03 2.13 $15.59 $32,420
Delaware 830 1.95 2.05 $16.33 $33,960
South Dakota 770 1.89 1.98 $14.43 $30,000
Colorado 4,440 1.87 1.97 $18.87 $39,240



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 7,210 0.82 0.86 $26.05 $54,170
Alaska 540 1.67 1.75 $23.25 $48,360
New Jersey 4,370 1.13 1.19 $22.11 $45,990
Connecticut 1,190 0.72 0.76 $21.98 $45,730
Maryland (8) (8) (8) $21.88 $45,510




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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,770 0.70 0.74 $29.94 $62,270
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 2,910 0.72 0.75 $20.86 $43,400
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,200 1.20 1.27 $16.75 $34,850
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 2,070 2.41 2.53 $20.15 $41,920
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1,980 1.50 1.57 $19.27 $40,090
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division 1,880 2.62 2.75 $18.80 $39,100
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,850 0.77 0.81 $15.73 $32,720
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,810 0.48 0.51 $21.75 $45,240
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1,740 1.72 1.81 $17.99 $37,430
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,640 0.58 0.61 $15.18 $31,580