Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
127,170 1.0 % $17.72 $36,850 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.21 $13.39 $16.89 $20.96 $25.58
Annual Wage (2) $23,310 $27,850 $35,130 $43,600 $53,210


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) 92,460 1.69 $17.23 $35,840
State Government (OES Designation) 32,250 1.47 $19.46 $40,470
Other Support Services 1,860 0.64 $12.05 $25,070
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 30 0.00 $22.34 $46,460

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) 92,460 1.69 $17.23 $35,840
State Government (OES Designation) 32,250 1.47 $19.46 $40,470
Other Support Services 1,860 0.64 $12.05 $25,070
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 30 0.00 $22.34 $46,460

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 30 (7) $22.34 $46,460
State Government (OES Designation) 32,250 1.47 $19.46 $40,470
Automobile Dealers (8) (8) $18.76 $39,030
Local Government (OES Designation) 92,460 1.69 $17.23 $35,840
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (8) (8) $14.26 $29,670


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 12,290 0.84 0.87 $20.93 $43,530
Texas 7,740 0.71 0.74 $14.92 $31,030
New York 7,300 0.85 0.88 $25.36 $52,750
Michigan 7,000 1.75 1.83 $17.83 $37,080
Ohio 6,580 1.28 1.34 $16.34 $34,000




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 940 3.15 3.28 $16.13 $33,550
Maine 1,160 2.00 2.08 $15.38 $31,980
Delaware 820 1.99 2.08 $16.35 $34,000
Colorado 4,290 1.87 1.95 $18.78 $39,050
Wyoming 520 1.85 1.93 $16.62 $34,560




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 7,300 0.85 0.88 $25.36 $52,750
Alaska 560 1.73 1.80 $23.02 $47,880
Connecticut 1,220 0.74 0.78 $22.22 $46,220
Rhode Island 520 1.14 1.19 $22.05 $45,870
Washington 2,670 0.95 0.99 $21.50 $44,720





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 3,860 0.74 0.77 $28.67 $59,630
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 3,210 0.81 0.84 $20.89 $43,440
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,100 1.18 1.23 $16.64 $34,610
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1,960 1.53 1.59 $18.99 $39,500
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,950 0.53 0.55 $21.55 $44,830
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 1,870 2.24 2.33 $19.39 $40,330
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,690 0.73 0.76 $15.58 $32,410
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,640 0.59 0.62 $14.64 $30,460
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,480 0.83 0.86 $19.65 $40,880
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 1,480 1.33 1.39 $18.97 $39,450