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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$24,310|
|25th Percentile Wage||$29,670|
|50th Percentile Wage||$37,300|
|75th Percentile Wage||$47,000|
|90th Percentile Wage||$58,500|
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 $58,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,310. Notice 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of court, municipal, and license clerks from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of court, municipal, and license clerks in 9 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for court, municipal, and license clerks occupations is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector with an annual salary $43,020. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $26,160).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
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 $28,110 to $49,450. The highest paying state for court, municipal, and license clerks is Rhode Island with a median annual salary of $49,450. The lowest paying state is Arkansas with a median annual salary of $28,110. 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|
|Rhode Island|| |
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |