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Highest Paying Cities for Judicial Law Clerks

The top 100 highest paying cities for judicial law clerks (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of judicial law clerks in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $117,980, Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York is the highest paying city for judicial law clerks. It is followed by Nassau-Suffolk, New York (average annual salary $114,090). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of judicial law clerks in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Judicial Law Clerks

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$117,980
70
2 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$114,090
40
3 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$100,540
30
4 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$73,040
260
5 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$71,020
170
6 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$70,890
240
7 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$69,040
860
8 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$63,290
190
9 Tacoma, Washington
$62,930
70
10 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$62,780
760
11 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$62,690
70
12 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$61,350
850
13 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$60,760
350
14 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$60,320
n/a
15 Olympia, Washington
$59,170
110
16 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$58,090
300
17 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$57,420
230
18 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$57,320
140
19 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$56,930
80
20 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$56,890
390
21 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$56,570
60
22 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$56,450
60
23 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$56,380
150
24 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$55,070
110
25 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$54,810
190
26 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$54,570
310
27 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$54,230
30
28 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$53,850
310
29 St Louis, Missouri
$53,800
40
30 Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area, Maryland
$52,260
40
31 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$52,240
210
32 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$51,700
140
33 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$51,430
50
34 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$50,540
90
35 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$49,640
n/a
36 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$49,530
50
37 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$48,940
60
38 Kansas City, Missouri
$48,910
30
39 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$48,460
180
40 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$48,460
330
41 Camden, New Jersey
$48,460
70
42 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$48,460
540
43 Wilmington, New Jersey
$48,450
110
44 West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$48,280
30
45 Lafayette, Louisiana
$48,260
70
46 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$48,240
90
47 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$48,220
80
48 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$47,890
110
49 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$47,820
40
50 Spokane, Washington
$47,230
30
51 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$47,120
120
52 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$46,600
100
53 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$46,580
120
54 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$46,520
180
55 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$46,300
120
56 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$46,060
60
57 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$44,770
40
58 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$43,250
70
59 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$43,050
40
60 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$42,960
40
61 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$42,890
160
62 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$42,370
50
63 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$42,230
280
64 New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$42,210
40
65 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$42,210
60
66 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$42,160
550
67 Salisbury, Maryland
$41,960
90
68 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$41,370
40
69 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$41,040
30
70 Columbus, Ohio
$39,840
60
71 Richmond, Virginia
$39,590
60
72 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina
$39,490
70
73 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$38,870
70
74 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$38,770
260
75 West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$38,410
40
76 Tucson, Arizona
$38,210
60
77 Flagstaff, Arizona
$38,090
40
78 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$38,060
50
79 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana
$37,980
40
80 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$35,930
40
81 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Pennsylvania
$34,770
80
82 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$34,670
40
83 East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$34,530
90
84 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$34,510
80
85 Salt Lake City, Utah
$34,500
200
86 Provo-Orem, Utah
$34,490
80
87 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$33,450
70
88 Columbia, South Carolina
$32,650
60
89 Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$32,290
30
90 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$32,030
50
91 North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$31,700
30
92 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$30,870
210
93 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$30,600
80
94 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$29,730
n/a
95 Memphis, Tennessee
$29,570
30
96 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$29,230
40
97 Akron, Ohio
$26,400
30
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