Law Clerk - Federal Salaries of 2011

Pay Rates for "Law Clerk"

How much does a Law Clerk in the federal government get paid? $65,135.26* *Based on the 2011 average.
259 EMPLOYEES
$16.74M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Law Clerk was the 319th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2011, with 259 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2011, the Executive Office for Immigration Review hired the most employees titled Law Clerk, with an average salary of $62,250.

Agencies that have hired a Law Clerk

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Executive Office for Immigration Review 51 $62,250.49
National Labor Relations Board 20 $63,105.75
Office of Secretary of Labor 19 $62,054.58
Environmental Protection Agency 15 $58,950.40
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 13 $83,759.85
Offices, Boards and Divisions 11 $74,113.18
Office of Comptroller of Currency 10 $95,667.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 9 $50,270.22
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 9 $61,865.33
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 7 $51,630.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 7 $62,467.00
6 $74,040.67
Social Security Administration 6 $51,244.00
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 6 $62,467.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 5 $81,204.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 5 $63,312.00
Department of State 4 $82,740.50
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $54,967.25
Federal Highway Administration 3 $47,845.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $58,854.67
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 3 $62,467.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $93,412.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $94,764.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 2 $0.00
Federal Trade Commission 2 $77,040.00
Office of Government Ethics 2 $51,630.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 2 $61,029.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 2 $60,681.00
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $63,945.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $62,747.50
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 2 $63,507.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 2 $52,380.00
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 2 $51,664.50
Department of Energy 1 $57,408.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $62,467.00
Office of General Counsel (General Services Administration) 1 $51,630.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $62,467.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 1 $63,773.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $64,548.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $57,408.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $79,831.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $64,404.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $62,467.00
Office of the Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Department 1 $62,467.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $57,408.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 1 $58,519.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 1 $62,467.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 1 $57,408.00
Small Business Administration 1 $74,958.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $62,467.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $42,357.00

Law Clerk Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Law Clerk is $65,135.26. The highest paid Law Clerk made $99,950 in 2011.

Common Law Clerk Payscales

Payscale Number of Law Clerk Employees
GS - General Schedule 227
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 13
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 10
CG - Corporate Graded 3
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 2
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 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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