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Law Clerk - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Law Clerk"

How much does a Law Clerk in the federal government get paid? $84,138.95* *Based on the 2022 average.

Law Clerk was the 338th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 167 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2022, the U.S. Tax Court hired the most employees titled Law Clerk, with an average salary of $106,577.

Agencies that have hired a Law Clerk

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
U.S. Tax Court 36 $106,576.83
Offices, Boards and Divisions 20 $81,189.20
Office of Secretary of Labor 13 $75,723.31
Executive Office for Immigration Review 12 $78,529.42
Customs and Border Protection 7 $74,950.00
Patent and Trademark Office 7 $61,947.00
National Labor Relations Board 6 $73,594.67
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 5 $74,950.00
Internal Revenue Service 5 $90,815.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 5 $102,137.20
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $61,947.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 4 $97,430.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $74,950.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 3 $73,259.33
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 3 $75,083.33
Civilian Board of Contract Appeals 3 $61,947.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 3 $70,615.67
Federal Communications Commission 2 $74,950.00
Environmental Protection Agency 2 $73,645.00
Department of State 2 $97,430.00
Transportation Security Administration 2 $76,199.50
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 2 $74,950.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $74,950.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $74,950.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $74,950.00
Office of Inspector General (Committee for Purchase from People Blind or Severely Disabled) 1 $61,947.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $74,950.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 1 $97,430.00
Administrative Conference of the United States 1 $74,950.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $85,251.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 1 $73,098.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 1 $81,338.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 1 $67,052.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 1 $72,340.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 1 $74,129.00
Office of Special Counsel 1 $74,950.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $74,950.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $94,050.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $109,693.00

Law Clerk Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Law Clerk is $84,138.95. The highest paid Law Clerk made $141,052 in 2022.

Common Law Clerk Payscales

Payscale Number of Law Clerk Employees
GS - General Schedule 153
SK - Non-supervisorty Postions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under Gs Pay 5
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives 2
CG - Corporate Graded 1
CN - Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protect(cfpb) Independent Agcy Within The Fed Res Syst(use By Cfpb Only) 1
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation For National And Community Service, P.l. 103-82, Subtitle G, Section 1

Average Law Clerk Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022

In 2004, the average pay for a Law Clerk was $56,832. Since then, the average pay has increased to $84,139 in 2022.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0904.

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