Salary for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

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

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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 earns an average compensation between 16000 to 24000 depending on the level of seniority. Court, Municipal, and License Clerks will normally get an average compensation of Twenty Seven Thousand Five Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks obtain the highest salaries in New York, which has pay levels, on average, of near $51160. Employees with these job titles can obtain the highest compensation in Health Care and Social Assistance, where they can receive average job salaries of $36340.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone down since 2004. Salaries have decreased by an average of 9.80 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $36,340
Health Care and Social Assistance $35,610
Transportation and Warehousing $29,690
Other Services (except Public Administration) $24,340
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $23,840
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $23,840
Other Services (except Public Administration) $24,340
Transportation and Warehousing $29,690
Health Care and Social Assistance $35,610
Public Administration $36,340
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