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Law Clerk - Federal Salaries of 2020

Pay Rates for "Law Clerk"

How much does a Law Clerk in the federal government get paid? $78,295.22* *Based on the 2020 average.
390 EMPLOYEES
$29.99M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Law Clerk was the 260th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 390 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2020, the Executive Office for Immigration Review hired the most employees titled Law Clerk, with an average salary of $70,980.

Agencies that have hired a Law Clerk

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Executive Office for Immigration Review 99 $70,980.34
U.S. Tax Court 43 $106,218.02
Offices, Boards and Divisions 40 $77,296.23
Internal Revenue Service 38 $87,631.11
Office of Secretary of Labor 18 $69,853.89
Board of Veterans Appeals 10 $58,415.30
Federal Communications Commission 10 $72,030.00
Federal Trade Commission 9 $72,563.56
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 8 $72,030.00
Customs and Border Protection 8 $72,030.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 8 $90,000.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 7 $72,030.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 7 $96,676.14
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 6 $72,430.17
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 5 $71,636.00
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $72,030.00
Environmental Protection Agency 4 $69,484.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 4 $75,631.25
Federal Labor Relations Authority 4 $71,769.25
National Labor Relations Board 4 $71,417.25
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 3 $93,638.00
Social Security Administration 3 $72,168.33
Office of Secretary of Transportation 3 $72,030.00
Department of Energy 3 $67,864.67
Federal Student Aid 3 $70,407.00
Civilian Board of Contract Appeals 3 $59,534.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 3 $72,030.00
Transportation Security Administration 2 $79,688.50
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $105,891.00
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $72,759.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 2 $70,181.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 2 $67,437.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 2 $87,346.50
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $59,534.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Education) 1 $59,534.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $72,030.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $72,030.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 1 $72,030.00
Office of Inspector General (Committee for Purchase from People Blind or Severely Disabled) 1 $59,534.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $72,030.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $72,030.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $79,233.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 1 $68,994.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 1 $70,987.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 1 $73,962.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $72,030.00
Administrative Conference of the United States 1 $59,534.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $93,638.00
Department of State 1 $93,638.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $59,534.00
Small Business Administration 1 $72,030.00
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1 $70,181.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 1 $66,162.00
Langley Research Center 1 $64,318.00

Law Clerk Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Law Clerk is $78,295.22. The highest paid Law Clerk made $135,421 in 2020.

Common Law Clerk Payscales

Payscale Number of Law Clerk Employees
GS - General Schedule 367
CN - Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protect(cfpb) Independent Agcy Within The Fed Res Syst(use By Cfpb Only) 8
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 7
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 3
CG - Corporate Graded 2
SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives 2
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 2020

In 2004, the average pay for a Law Clerk was $56,832. Since then, the average pay has increased to $78,295 in 2020.


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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