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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Law Clerk make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$78,348 / yrTotal Pay
$56,091 / yrBase Pay
$22,256 / yrAdditional Pay

$78,348

 / yr
$38K$306K
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The estimated total pay for a Law Clerk is $78,348 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $56,091 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $22,256 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Law Clerk?

Some related job titles are Judicial Law Clerk Salaries with median pay of $107,800, Patent Law Clerk Salaries with median pay of $67,176, Legal Assistant Salaries with median pay of $82,581, Legal Clerk Salaries with median pay of $75,205.

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Sullivan & Cromwell
3.6

Sullivan & Cromwell

Law Clerk

$212,171

 /yr
Range: $196K - $215K

$196K

$215K

$195,869 - $214,990 Range

New Jersey Courts
4.2

$55,786

 /yr
Range: $50K - $62K

$50K

$62K

$50,000 - $61,536 Range

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
4.2

$53K

$341K

$53,456 - $340,591 Range

DLA Piper
4.0

DLA Piper

Law Clerk

$212,870

 /yr
Range: $47K - $314K

$47K

$314K

$46,797 - $313,703 Range

$53,765

 /yr
Range: $47K - $77K

$47K

$77K

$46,593 - $77,485 Range

Minnesota Judicial Branch
3.8

$47K

$72K

$46,645 - $72,189 Range

United States Federal Courts
4.5

$69K

$157K

$69,308 - $156,561 Range

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CACI International
3.9

CACI International

Law Clerk - Hourly

$31

$44

$31 - $44 Range

Ropes & Gray
4.0

Ropes & Gray

Law Clerk

$212,870

 /yr
Range: $208K - $250K

$208K

$250K

$207,951 - $249,836 Range

Simpson Thacher
3.9

$212,870

 /yr
Range: $60K - $286K

$60K

$286K

$60,475 - $285,694 Range

White & Case
4.0

White & Case

Law Clerk

$212,110

 /yr
Range: $145K - $319K

$145K

$319K

$144,933 - $319,078 Range

Goodwin
4.3

Goodwin

Law Clerk

$212,870

 /yr
Range: $90K - $246K

$90K

$246K

$90,275 - $246,481 Range

Dewey & LeBoeuf
3.1

$202,319

 /yr
Range: $71K - $255K

$71K

$255K

$70,795 - $254,750 Range

Fragomen
3.6

Fragomen

Law Clerk - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $22 - $42

$22

$42

$22 - $42 Range

Liberty Mutual Insurance
3.9

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Law Clerk - Hourly

$17

$34

$17 - $34 Range

Dai & Associates
3.3

$45,278

 /yr
Range: $39K - $65K

$39K

$65K

$39,321 - $65,414 Range

Quinn Emanuel
3.8

Quinn Emanuel

Law Clerk

$212,870

 /yr
Range: $213K - $257K

$213K

$257K

$212,870 - $257,488 Range

Debevoise & Plimpton
4.1

$212,870

 /yr
Range: $212K - $342K

$212K

$342K

$212,171 - $341,712 Range

Berry Appleman & Leiden
4.0

Berry Appleman & Leiden

Law Clerk - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $18 - $41

$18

$41

$18 - $41 Range

O'Melveny & Myers
4.0

$212,870

 /yr
Range: $107K - $258K

$107K

$258K

$106,912 - $257,566 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Judicial Law Clerk in United States of America

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$20,000

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9 days ago by a Judicial Law Clerk with 1 to 3 years of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Law Clerk with less than one year of experience

$52,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Judicial Law Clerk with 1 to 3 years of experience

$57,500

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$800/yr

9 days ago by a Judicial Law Clerk with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$61,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Judicial Law Clerk with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Law Clerk salaries

The national average salary for a Law Clerk is $70,531 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Law Clerk salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2567 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Law Clerk employees.

The highest salary for a Law Clerk in United States is $161,150 per year.

The lowest salary for a Law Clerk in United States is $30,870 per year.

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