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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
133,330 0.8 % $19.11 $39,760 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.69 $14.26 $17.93 $22.60 $28.13
Annual Wage (2) $24,310 $29,670 $37,300 $47,000 $58,500


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, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 98,760 1.81 $18.64 $38,770
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 30,610 1.40 $21.14 $43,970
Other Support Services 2,620 0.85 $13.55 $28,190
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 680 0.08 $19.52 $40,600
Automobile Dealers 90 0.01 $15.41 $32,060

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, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 98,760 1.81 $18.64 $38,770
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 30,610 1.40 $21.14 $43,970
Other Support Services 2,620 0.85 $13.55 $28,190
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 680 0.08 $19.52 $40,600
Automobile Dealers 90 0.01 $15.41 $32,060

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Legal Services (8) (8) $21.51 $44,740
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 30,610 1.40 $21.14 $43,970
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 680 0.08 $19.52 $40,600
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 98,760 1.81 $18.64 $38,770
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) (8) (8) $17.95 $37,330


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)
Texas 10,430 0.88 0.94 $17.89 $37,210
California 8,780 0.53 0.56 $22.72 $47,270
Ohio 7,770 1.45 1.55 $18.20 $37,860
New York 7,270 0.79 0.84 $26.86 $55,870
Florida 6,740 0.80 0.86 $17.95 $37,340




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)
Wyoming 580 2.18 2.33 $18.64 $38,770
Vermont 670 2.18 2.33 $18.98 $39,480
Mississippi 2,210 1.97 2.11 $14.81 $30,810
Colorado 4,980 1.95 2.08 $19.44 $40,440
South Dakota 800 1.90 2.03 $15.72 $32,700




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 7,270 0.79 0.84 $26.86 $55,870
New Jersey 4,600 1.15 1.23 $24.04 $50,000
Connecticut 1,240 0.75 0.80 $23.68 $49,260
Alaska 590 1.84 1.97 $23.67 $49,230
Rhode Island 650 1.36 1.46 $23.59 $49,080



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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 4,670 0.70 0.75 $29.94 $62,260
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 2,740 0.75 0.80 $23.47 $48,810
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 2,490 1.26 1.34 $17.89 $37,210
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 2,020 1.40 1.50 $20.17 $41,960
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,990 0.76 0.81 $17.66 $36,730
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,930 0.66 0.71 $18.36 $38,180
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,820 1.34 1.43 $16.19 $33,670
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,710 0.89 0.95 $22.16 $46,080
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 1,630 1.70 1.82 $21.28 $44,260
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 1,540 1.50 1.60 $17.95 $37,330


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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)
Dover, DE 270 4.21 4.50 $16.52 $34,370
Grand Junction, CO 230 3.91 4.18 $15.83 $32,930
Jefferson City, MO 280 3.83 4.10 $15.69 $32,640
Hinesville, GA 70 3.77 4.03 $16.63 $34,580
Homosassa Springs, FL 120 3.59 3.84 $15.87 $33,000
Pueblo, CO 210 3.46 3.69 $17.61 $36,620
Greeley, CO 310 3.20 3.42 $20.31 $42,240
Redding, CA 200 3.16 3.38 $22.80 $47,420
Jackson, MI 180 3.10 3.31 $15.92 $33,110
Springfield, OH 140 2.96 3.17 $17.03 $35,430