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Court, Municipal, and License Clerk Salary Information

The salary statistics of court, municipal, and license clerks are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of court, municipal, and license clerks within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The court, municipal, and license clerks annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Court, Municipal, and License Clerk Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,880
25th Percentile Wage
$29,250
50th Percentile Wage
$36,670
75th Percentile Wage
$46,540
90th Percentile Wage
$57,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for court, municipal, and license clerks. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) court, municipal, and license clerks is $57,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,880. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 140% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of court, municipal, and license clerks from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,6702.24%5.02%
201535,8501.09%-
201435,4600.93%-
201335,1300.85%-
201234,830--

Table 2. Court, Municipal, and License Clerk Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of court, municipal, and license clerks in 2 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$36,800
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$27,240

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Court, Municipal, and License Clerks by States

From the above tables we note that not only court, municipal, and license clerks salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of court, municipal, and license clerks in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $25,640 to $49,090. The highest paying state for court, municipal, and license clerks is New York with a median annual salary of $49,090. The lowest paying state is Wisconsin with a median annual salary of $25,640. For more salary information of court, municipal, and license clerks profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New York
$49,090
Rhode Island
$48,530
New Jersey
$48,060
Massachusetts
$47,720
Maryland
$47,670
Connecticut
$47,050
Washington
$46,520
Alaska
$46,350
California
$45,430
Minnesota
$43,510
North Dakota
$43,490
Hawaii
$42,730
Oregon
$42,560
Nevada
$41,820
Colorado
$39,610
Michigan
$39,310
Illinois
$38,720
Iowa
$37,920
Vermont
$36,920
New Hampshire
$36,390
Wyoming
$35,950
Ohio
$35,470
Pennsylvania
$35,400
Delaware
$34,720
Florida
$34,710
Virginia
$34,570
Arizona
$34,070
Texas
$33,940
Maine
$33,800
Idaho
$33,460
Tennessee
$33,370
Nebraska
$32,690
Utah
$32,460
South Carolina
$32,310
Indiana
$31,910
North Carolina
$31,900
Louisiana
$31,770
New Mexico
$31,270
Montana
$31,210
Georgia
$31,150
Kansas
$31,130
Oklahoma
$30,690
Alabama
$30,530
Kentucky
$29,930
South Dakota
$29,880
Missouri
$29,080
Mississippi
$28,540
West Virginia
$28,350
Arkansas
$27,960
Wisconsin
$25,640


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