Law Clerk - Federal Salaries of 2018

Pay Rates for "Law Clerk"

How much does a Law Clerk in the federal government get paid? $73,737.87* *Based on the 2018 average.
284 EMPLOYEES
$20.94M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Law Clerk was the 298th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 284 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2018, the Executive Office for Immigration Review hired the most employees titled Law Clerk, with an average salary of $66,905.

Agencies that have hired a Law Clerk

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Executive Office for Immigration Review 87 $66,905.38
U.S. Tax Court 40 $94,256.90
Offices, Boards and Divisions 35 $69,647.26
Internal Revenue Service 27 $82,121.63
Office of Secretary of Labor 18 $64,771.33
National Labor Relations Board 8 $66,632.50
Federal Trade Commission 5 $66,510.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 4 $66,545.50
Office of Comptroller of Currency 4 $109,261.75
Civilian Board of Contract Appeals 4 $49,956.50
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $66,510.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 4 $89,734.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 4 $67,618.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 3 $66,510.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 3 $102,967.67
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 3 $70,350.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $66,510.00
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $66,494.50
Environmental Protection Agency 2 $66,510.00
Federal Communications Commission 2 $66,510.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 2 $90,000.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 2 $60,367.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 2 $86,460.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 1 $60,210.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 1 $65,228.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $100,890.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $66,510.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $66,510.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $67,180.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 1 $68,727.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $66,510.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $66,510.00
Department of Energy 1 $54,972.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 1 $60,210.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $66,510.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 1 $66,317.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $66,510.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 1 $68,666.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 1 $63,161.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 1 $65,767.00

Law Clerk Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Law Clerk is $73,737.87. The highest paid Law Clerk made $126,958 in 2018.

Common Law Clerk Payscales

Payscale Number of Law Clerk Employees
GS - General Schedule 270
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 4
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 3
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 2
CG - Corporate Graded 1

Average Law Clerk Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Law Clerk was $56,832. Since then, the average pay has increased to $73,738 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0904.

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