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 U.S. Tax Court hired the most employees titled Law Clerk, with an average salary of $90,224.

Agencies that have hired a Law Clerk

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
U.S. Tax Court 43 $90,224.07
Offices, Boards and Divisions 17 $70,424.12
Office of Secretary of Labor 14 $63,632.86
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 14 $63,224.29
Internal Revenue Service 12 $78,031.75
Office of Secretary of Transportation 10 $64,650.00
National Labor Relations Board 8 $64,385.00
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 8 $64,881.25
Securities and Exchange Commission 7 $97,771.43
Executive Office for Immigration Review 7 $73,609.86
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 7 $87,678.29
Federal Labor Relations Authority 5 $64,860.20
Environmental Protection Agency 5 $63,323.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 4 $65,977.50
Federal Trade Commission 4 $74,037.50
Office of Special Counsel 4 $61,846.25
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 3 $53,170.67
U.S. Trustee Program 3 $63,434.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $109,261.00
Federal Communications Commission 3 $65,953.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 3 $64,764.00
Civilian Board of Contract Appeals 3 $54,028.33
Department of Energy 2 $52,559.00
Federal Highway Administration 2 $64,650.00
Food and Drug Administration 2 $64,650.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 2 $66,691.50
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 2 $64,650.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 1 $62,956.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $64,650.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $72,648.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 1 $64,650.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 1 $63,344.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 1 $66,940.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 1 $64,992.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $53,435.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 1 $70,333.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $0.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 1 $59,318.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 1 $63,323.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $59,246.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 1 $63,157.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $116,146.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 1 $64,862.00
Small Business Administration 1 $65,033.00

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 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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