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Highest Paying Cities for Judicial Law Clerks

The top 48 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 2017 [1]. For more salary information of judicial law clerks in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 48 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 Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$69,370
230
5 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$69,040
860
6 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$62,780
760
7 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$60,280
850
8 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$56,890
390
9 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$56,660
60
10 Wilmington, New Jersey
$54,420
80
11 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$54,170
100
12 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$53,450
40
13 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$53,210
280
14 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$53,050
40
15 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$52,240
210
16 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$51,700
140
17 St Louis, Missouri
$51,600
40
18 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$51,430
50
19 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$51,220
230
20 Kansas City, Missouri
$50,790
30
21 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$50,220
310
22 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$50,180
190
23 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$48,940
60
24 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$47,890
110
25 Spokane, Washington
$47,230
30
26 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$47,120
120
27 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$46,470
530
28 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$46,460
480
29 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$46,300
120
30 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$45,880
180
31 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$41,840
280
32 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$41,120
120
33 South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$41,040
30
34 Richmond, Virginia
$39,590
60
35 Columbus, Ohio
$39,160
60
36 Tucson, Arizona
$38,430
130
37 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$38,060
50
38 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$35,930
40
39 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$34,670
40
40 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Pennsylvania
$34,050
80
41 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$33,650
80
42 Salt Lake City, Utah
$33,650
200
43 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$33,450
70
44 Columbia, South Carolina
$32,650
60
45 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$30,600
80
46 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$29,730
n/a
47 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$27,710
40
48 Akron, Ohio
$26,400
30
See also: Highest paying industries for judicial law clerks.