Training Requirements for Judicial Law Clerks

Judicial law clerks need a doctoral or professional degree.

Degrees for Judicial law clerks
Percent
Less than High School 0.1
High School 0.7
Some College 4.3
Associates Degree 1.8
Bachelors Degree 15.6
Masters Degree 3.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 73.8

Employment Outlook for Judicial Law Clerks

This represents about 12,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 less judicial law clerks but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.

Typical Income for Judicial Law Clerks

Hourly Income

On average,judicial law clerks make $28.77 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Judicial law clerks $15.65 $20.02 $24.89 $33.49 $51.27
Legal occupations $17.62 $24.78 $38.30 $66.46 $high
Lawyers, judges, and related workers $26.01 $36.05 $55.31 $81.81 $high
Lawyers and judicial law clerks $26.67 $36.56 $55.89 $83.78 $high
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, judicial law clerks make $59,840 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Judicial law clerks $32,550 $41,650 $51,760 $69,660 $106,640
Legal occupations $36,650 $51,530 $79,650 $138,240 $high
Lawyers, judges, and related workers $54,100 $74,990 $115,050 $170,170 $high
Lawyers and judicial law clerks $55,460 $76,040 $116,250 $174,250 $high
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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