Salary for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

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Also known as:  Circuit Court Clerk, City Clerk, Court Clerk, Courtroom Clerk, Deputy Court Clerk, Docket Clerk, Dog Licenser, License Clerk, Motor Vehicle License Clerk, Motor Vehicle Representative helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks perform clerical duties for a court of law or other government licensing bureau. Their job duties may include preparing dockets of cases, securing information for judges, preparing drafts for the town or city council, answering correspondence, issuing licenses and permits and administering tests and collecting monies owed. In order to fill this position you must have a bachelor's degree as well as some experience or training. Additionally you must be professional in appearance and be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

A Court, Municipal, or License Clerk usually receives a compensation in a range of $27,240 to $62,970 based on levels of tenure. can expect a salary of fourty-three thousand four hundred and ninety dollars on an annual basis.

have the highest pay levels in New York, which has average job salaries of approximately $59,880. People with this job title can make the highest salaries in Finance and Insurance, where they can earn average pay scales of $53,290.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 43.52 percent nationwide in that time.


Court, Municipal, and License Clerks tend to make the most in the following industries:

Finance and Insurance
Wholesale Trade
Public Administration
Educational Services
Health Care and Social Assistance

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Retail Trade
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Health Care and Social Assistance
Educational Services
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