Judicial Law Clerk Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for judicial law clerks in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of judicial law clerks amongst Texas cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Judicial Law Clerks in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,290
25th Percentile Wage
$38,770
50th Percentile Wage
$49,120
75th Percentile Wage
$60,230
90th Percentile Wage
$73,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for judicial law clerks in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of judicial law clerks from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,120
6.74% 18.04%
2016
$45,810
6.11% -
2015
$43,010
7.91% -
2014
$39,610
-3.08% -
2013
$40,830
1.40% -
2012
$40,260
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Judicial Law Clerks in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of judicial law clerks in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of judicial law clerks in state of Texas ranges from $35,930 to $60,320. The highest paying area for judicial law clerks in Texas is Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $60,320. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $57,320). The lowest paying area is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Worth-Arlington
$60,320
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$57,320
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$56,930
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$56,380
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$46,060
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$35,930




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