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Highest Paying States for Judicial Law Clerks

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $131,530, New York is the highest paying state for judicial law clerks. It is followed by Connecticut (average annual salary $76,070). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Judicial Law Clerks

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New York
$131,530
$68,390 690
2 Connecticut
$76,070
$54,070 250
3 North Dakota
$68,110
$43,080 40
4 Maryland
$59,960
$40,580 1,190
5 Hawaii
$56,370
$50,640 70
6 California
$56,090
$40,500 1,910
7 Arkansas
$55,110
$18,460 70
8 Georgia
$54,730
$38,720 550
9 Washington
$52,830
$41,290 460
10 Missouri
$52,720
$30,850 130
11 Delaware
$52,600
$32,560 100
12 Oregon
$51,230
$40,370 40
13 Tennessee
$51,220
$25,630 140
14 Virginia
$50,960
$36,760 90
15 Minnesota
$50,210
$44,970 430
16 Colorado
$50,030
$40,980 170
17 New Jersey
$46,460
$46,450 550
18 Maine
$46,210
$34,850 30
19 Texas
$45,810
$25,700 670
20 Illinois
$45,420
$22,550 160
21 Louisiana
$44,980
$27,430 180
22 Ohio
$44,040
$27,380 350
23 Michigan
$42,350
$28,930 220
24 Pennsylvania
$41,520
$23,990 1,150
25 Wisconsin
$40,370
$33,200 110
26 Arizona
$39,570
$32,950 440
27 Montana
$37,600
$27,430 90
28 Mississippi
$33,770
$17,390 70
29 Utah
$33,650
$31,560 460
30 Alabama
$33,410
$15,860 30
31 Indiana
$33,260
$17,410 70
32 South Carolina
$32,070
$20,600 150
33 Kentucky
$26,870
$17,350 50

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of judicial law clerks in those states is not available at this time.

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