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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
128,620 0.9 % $18.83 $39,160 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.48 $14.06 $17.63 $22.38 $27.61
Annual Wage (2) $23,880 $29,250 $36,670 $46,540 $57,420


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) 94,880 1.76 $18.21 $37,870
State Government (OES Designation) 30,880 1.41 $21.06 $43,810
Other Support Services 1,950 0.64 $13.99 $29,100
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 320 0.04 $18.92 $39,350
Employment Services 70 0.00 $18.78 $39,060

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) 94,880 1.76 $18.21 $37,870
State Government (OES Designation) 30,880 1.41 $21.06 $43,810
Other Support Services 1,950 0.64 $13.99 $29,100
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 320 0.04 $18.92 $39,350
Automobile Dealers 70 0.01 $14.98 $31,160

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 30,880 1.41 $21.06 $43,810
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 30 (7) $20.43 $42,500
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 320 0.04 $18.92 $39,350
Employment Services 70 (7) $18.78 $39,060
Local Government (OES Designation) 94,880 1.76 $18.21 $37,870


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 10,060 0.86 0.94 $17.48 $36,360
California 9,320 0.58 0.64 $21.83 $45,420
Ohio 7,820 1.46 1.60 $17.91 $37,240
New York 7,360 0.81 0.88 $26.78 $55,710
Michigan 6,330 1.50 1.64 $19.23 $39,990




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 2.48 $17.83 $37,080
South Dakota 850 2.03 2.22 $14.95 $31,090
Montana 850 1.86 2.03 $15.49 $32,230
Colorado 4,660 1.86 2.03 $19.56 $40,680
Wyoming 500 1.83 2.00 $18.00 $37,450




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 7,360 0.81 0.88 $26.78 $55,710
New Jersey 4,520 1.14 1.25 $24.32 $50,590
Massachusetts 2,300 0.66 0.72 $23.68 $49,260
Alaska 580 1.79 1.96 $23.68 $49,260
Maryland (8) (8) (8) $23.50 $48,880





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 4,720 0.72 0.78 $30.08 $62,570
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,650 1.37 1.50 $17.46 $36,310
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 2,540 0.70 0.76 $23.21 $48,280
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 1,920 2.10 2.29 $21.04 $43,760
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,910 0.75 0.82 $16.77 $34,870
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,900 1.34 1.47 $20.01 $41,630
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,740 0.59 0.65 $18.04 $37,520
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 1,690 1.64 1.79 $18.05 $37,540
Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division 1,550 2.16 2.36 $19.38 $40,310
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,550 1.48 1.62 $18.04 $37,530