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Law Clerk - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Law Clerk"

How much does a Law Clerk in the federal government get paid? $73,544.14* *Based on the 2016 average.
214 EMPLOYEES
$15.66M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Law Clerk was the 332nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 214 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Executive Office for Immigration Review hired the most employees titled Law Clerk, with an average salary of $64,100.

Agencies that have hired a Law Clerk

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Executive Office for Immigration Review 69 $64,099.87
U.S. Tax Court 45 $89,682.73
Office of Secretary of Labor 26 $62,994.23
Social Security Administration 15 $56,815.13
National Labor Relations Board 14 $65,291.50
Offices, Boards and Divisions 12 $70,837.75
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 9 $62,926.44
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 9 $63,958.11
Federal Communications Commission 8 $63,847.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 8 $85,975.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 8 $98,377.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 7 $63,692.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 6 $63,722.00
Civilian Board of Contract Appeals 5 $51,799.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 5 $82,940.00
Internal Revenue Service 5 $80,314.40
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 4 $50,823.75
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 3 $65,138.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 3 $69,936.33
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $63,722.00
Environmental Protection Agency 3 $51,664.67
Federal Trade Commission 3 $76,467.00
Office of Special Counsel 3 $52,649.67
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $65,102.50
Office for Civil Rights 2 $53,622.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 2 $0.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 2 $105,334.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $63,722.00
Transportation Security Administration 2 $58,372.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 2 $79,185.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $52,668.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 1 $62,486.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $63,722.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $41,740.00
Small Business Administration 1 $63,722.00
Office of General Counsel (General Services Administration) 1 $52,668.00
Administrative Conference of the United States 1 $52,668.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 1 $63,722.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $63,722.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $63,722.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $70,000.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 1 $64,020.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $113,243.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 1 $62,476.00
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $52,668.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 1 $64,174.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $62,476.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 1 $61,901.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $58,562.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 1 $58,562.00
Department of Energy 1 $52,668.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 1 $69,329.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $53,168.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Education) 1 $63,722.00

Law Clerk Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Law Clerk is $73,544.14. The highest paid Law Clerk made $119,776 in 2016.

Common Law Clerk Payscales

Payscale Number of Law Clerk Employees
GS - General Schedule 194
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 7
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 7
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 1

Average Law Clerk Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Law Clerk was $56,832. Since then, the average pay has increased to $73,544 in 2016.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0904.

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