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

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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 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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SALARY TREND

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.

INDUSTRIES

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

Finance and Insurance
$53,290
Wholesale Trade
$45,900
Public Administration
$43,660
Construction
$41,880
Educational Services
$40,560
Health Care and Social Assistance
$39,110

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$30,870
Retail Trade
$35,360
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$35,960
Health Care and Social Assistance
$39,110
Educational Services
$40,560
Construction
$41,880