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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
154,020 0.8 % $20.21 $42,030 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.50 $15.32 $18.93 $23.74 $29.37
Annual Wage (2) $25,990 $31,860 $39,380 $49,380 $61,100


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, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 113,630 2.05 $19.81 $41,210
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 36,170 1.66 $21.96 $45,680
Other Support Services 2,970 0.90 $14.01 $29,140
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 300 0.06 $20.62 $42,890
Automobile Dealers 130 0.01 $16.23 $33,750

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, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 113,630 2.05 $19.81 $41,210
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 36,170 1.66 $21.96 $45,680
Other Support Services 2,970 0.90 $14.01 $29,140
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 300 0.06 $20.62 $42,890
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 70 0.02 $16.35 $34,010

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) (8) (8) $22.20 $46,170
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 36,170 1.66 $21.96 $45,680
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 300 0.06 $20.62 $42,890
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 113,630 2.05 $19.81 $41,210
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (8) (8) $17.45 $36,290


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 12,520 1.01 0.96 $18.22 $37,900
California 12,220 0.70 0.67 $24.77 $51,520
Ohio 9,920 1.82 1.74 $18.61 $38,700
Florida 8,800 1.00 0.95 $19.45 $40,450
New York 7,480 0.79 0.75 $28.22 $58,690




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 870 2.84 2.71 $20.89 $43,440
Wyoming 760 2.77 2.64 $19.15 $39,840
Minnesota 7,290 2.53 2.41 $22.57 $46,950
Missouri 6,180 2.19 2.09 $16.48 $34,280
Colorado 5,590 2.09 1.99 $20.60 $42,850




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 7,480 0.79 0.75 $28.22 $58,690
Connecticut 1,200 0.72 0.69 $25.63 $53,320
Alaska 590 1.85 1.76 $25.47 $52,980
Washington 3,030 0.91 0.87 $24.86 $51,720
California 12,220 0.70 0.67 $24.77 $51,520





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,480 0.78 0.74 $29.64 $61,640
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,150 2.11 2.01 $22.96 $47,750
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 3,380 1.28 1.22 $20.90 $43,470
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,370 0.72 0.69 $23.47 $48,820
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,070 1.01 0.96 $18.72 $38,940
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,000 0.48 0.46 $24.74 $51,460
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 2,540 1.28 1.22 $19.80 $41,180
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,480 0.68 0.65 $19.59 $40,740
St. Louis, MO-IL 2,360 1.72 1.64 $18.40 $38,280
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,320 0.85 0.81 $18.59 $38,680