Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

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)
121,290 0.9 % $17.50 $36,390 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.84 $13.15 $16.49 $20.74 $25.72
Annual Wage (2) $22,540 $27,360 $34,300 $43,130 $53,500


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) 89,020 1.61 $16.86 $35,060
State Government (OES Designation) 30,200 1.33 $19.74 $41,060
Other Support Services 1,730 0.61 $11.52 $23,950
Legal Services 110 0.01 $19.22 $39,980

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) 89,020 1.61 $16.86 $35,060
State Government (OES Designation) 30,200 1.33 $19.74 $41,060
Other Support Services 1,730 0.61 $11.52 $23,950
Legal Services 110 0.01 $19.22 $39,980

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 30,200 1.33 $19.74 $41,060
Legal Services 110 0.01 $19.22 $39,980
Local Government (OES Designation) 89,020 1.61 $16.86 $35,060
Other Support Services 1,730 0.61 $11.52 $23,950


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 8,540 0.83 0.88 $14.56 $30,290
New York 7,190 0.85 0.90 $25.39 $52,820
California 7,080 0.50 0.53 $22.43 $46,650
New Jersey 6,500 1.72 1.82 $21.30 $44,300
Ohio 6,280 1.26 1.33 $16.73 $34,800




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 700 2.39 2.53 $15.79 $32,850
Colorado 4,520 2.07 2.19 $18.31 $38,080
Wyoming 550 2.03 2.15 $15.66 $32,570
South Dakota 780 2.00 2.11 $13.85 $28,810
Kentucky 3,380 1.95 2.06 $14.74 $30,650




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 7,190 0.85 0.90 $25.39 $52,820
Connecticut 1,280 0.80 0.84 $22.96 $47,760
California 7,080 0.50 0.53 $22.43 $46,650
Nevada 1,380 1.24 1.31 $21.69 $45,120
Rhode Island 470 1.05 1.11 $21.51 $44,730





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 4,290 0.85 0.90 $28.28 $58,820
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 2,440 2.03 2.15 $18.48 $38,430
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,890 0.93 0.98 $15.35 $31,930
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,790 1.05 1.11 $19.21 $39,950
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,690 0.76 0.80 $16.28 $33,860
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1,530 0.90 0.95 $16.98 $35,310
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,490 1.08 1.15 $21.19 $44,070
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 1,450 1.51 1.60 $21.26 $44,220
Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 1,450 1.52 1.61 $21.70 $45,140
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 1,250 1.20 1.27 $20.02 $41,650




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

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Danville, IL 120 4.60 4.87 $19.94 $41,470
Jefferson City, MO 320 4.46 4.71 $13.00 $27,040
Trenton-Ewing, NJ 860 3.96 4.19 $20.96 $43,600
Olympia, WA 360 3.84 4.06 $19.74 $41,050
Dover, DE 220 3.69 3.90 $15.41 $32,060
Pueblo, CO 200 3.66 3.87 $14.59 $30,340
Ocean City, NJ 130 3.47 3.67 $21.65 $45,040
Mansfield, OH 160 3.23 3.42 $16.94 $35,230
Modesto, CA 460 3.10 3.28 $20.02 $41,650
Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 340 2.68 2.83 $20.79 $43,240