Salary for Judicial Law Clerks

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Judicial law clerks assist judges by attending court proceedings and taking notes, writing and proofdreading judicial decisions, opinions and citations, researching laws, court decisions, sentencing decisions, documents, opinions and briefs, and preparing briefs, law memoranda, and proposing suggestions or recommendations related to a case. These professionals must remain informed of changes in law make sure that judges are aware of these changes if they could potentially alter the handling of a case. They may also review litigation dockets to make sure that cases are processed speedily. Significant training, including a law or other professional degree, may be required for this position.

A Judicial Law Clerk can get salaries in a range of $34,220 - $105,620 depending on tenure and industry expertise. can expect a salary of sixty-three thousand eight hundred and sixty dollars yearly.

are paid at the highest level in New York, where they earn compensation, on average, of just about $127,580. People working these jobs make the most money in Public Administration, which has an average salary rate of $63,950.

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Judicial Law Clerks tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Public Administration