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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
142,350 0.7 % $19.76 $41,100 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.09 $14.74 $18.48 $23.35 $29.01
Annual Wage (2) $25,150 $30,660 $38,450 $48,560 $60,330


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) 105,640 1.93 $19.41 $40,370
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 32,920 1.51 $21.42 $44,550
Other Support Services 2,590 0.83 $13.11 $27,270
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 440 0.08 $20.15 $41,920
Automobile Dealers 110 0.01 $15.91 $33,090

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) 105,640 1.93 $19.41 $40,370
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 32,920 1.51 $21.42 $44,550
Other Support Services 2,590 0.83 $13.11 $27,270
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 440 0.08 $20.15 $41,920
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 50 0.01 $13.81 $28,730

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Legal Services (8) (8) $23.24 $48,330
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 32,920 1.51 $21.42 $44,550
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) 40 (7) $20.25 $42,110
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 440 0.08 $20.15 $41,920
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 105,640 1.93 $19.41 $40,370


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 11,490 0.68 0.69 $24.78 $51,550
Texas 9,470 0.78 0.79 $18.07 $37,590
Ohio 9,320 1.72 1.75 $18.19 $37,840
Florida 7,450 0.86 0.88 $18.61 $38,720
New York 7,420 0.79 0.80 $27.35 $56,890




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 660 2.44 2.48 $18.90 $39,310
Vermont 750 2.44 2.49 $21.01 $43,690
Missouri 6,010 2.14 2.18 $15.98 $33,240
Colorado 5,320 2.03 2.06 $19.94 $41,470
Mississippi 2,260 2.01 2.05 $15.66 $32,570




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 7,420 0.79 0.80 $27.35 $56,890
Alaska 600 1.91 1.94 $25.33 $52,680
California 11,490 0.68 0.69 $24.78 $51,550
Connecticut 1,290 0.78 0.79 $24.69 $51,350
Washington 3,060 0.94 0.96 $24.32 $50,590





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 7,300 0.77 0.78 $28.69 $59,680
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,600 0.78 0.79 $22.71 $47,250
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,920 0.98 1.00 $18.04 $37,520
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,800 0.46 0.47 $24.60 $51,170
St. Louis, MO-IL 2,380 1.74 1.77 $17.80 $37,020
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,360 0.88 0.89 $17.93 $37,300
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,300 0.89 0.90 $20.12 $41,840
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 2,160 0.78 0.80 $24.25 $50,450
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,100 1.07 1.09 $22.37 $46,530
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 2,090 1.42 1.44 $20.88 $43,430