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Court Clerk Salary
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$42,980 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$825

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Court Clerk is $42,980 a year and $21 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Court Clerk is between $32,312 and $51,857. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Court Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Keeps records in a court of law and performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties in both a courtroom and office setting.
  • Prepares docket or calendar of cases to be called, using typewriter.
  • Examines legal documents submitted to court for adherence to law or court procedures, prepares case folders, and posts, files, or routes documents.
  • Explains procedures or forms to parties in case.
  • Secures information for judges, and contacts witnesses, attorneys, and litigants to obtain information for court, and instructs parties when to appear in court.
  • Notifies district attorney's office of cases prosecuted by district attorney.
  • Administers oath to witnesses.
  • Records minutes of court proceedings, using stenotype or other dictation machine, and transcribes testimony, using typewriter.
  • Records case disposition, court orders, and arrangement for payment of court fees.
  • Collects court fees or fines and records amounts collected.
Court Clerk Job Prevalence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job family: Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

Job family population: 142,350

Estimated population of Court Clerk jobs: 44,526

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$49,825
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Court Clerk Job Listings for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Docketing Clerk
Nov 5
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Duane Morris LLP
The Docketing Clerk will support the docketing functions for our Trial practice group and will ... Prior experience e-filing in Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas and Eastern District of ...
Legal Billing Clerk
Oct 16
Philadelphia, PA, USA
McCabe, Weisberg & Conway, LLC
The Legal Billing Clerk is responsible for the preparation and submission of invoices pertaining to ... Federal Courts throughout our jurisdictions. Our attorneys have a wealth of knowledge, many with ...
Field (court) Research & Data Entry (non-government)(NJ-Monmouth)
Dec 10
New Brunswick, NJ, USA
CORE Members Network
Begin a New Career or Exercise Your Current Court Research & Data Entry Skills *****This job post is ongoing - if closed, look for one of our other job posts and apply (even if the ad is not for your ...
Data Entry Clerk
Dec 10
Blue Bell, PA, USA
OfficeTeam
OfficeTeam has position in the Blue Bell area, this Data Entry Clerk position on a long-term temporary-to-full-time basis might be the right job for you. The ideal candidate for this job has quick ...
Data Entry Clerk
Dec 6
Princeton, NJ, USA
OfficeTeam
OfficeTeam is looking to fill the position of a highly-skilled and motivated candidate who is ready to begin their career as a Data Entry Clerk. We are searching for a data-driven experienced who ...

The average pay for a Court Clerk is $42,980 a year and $21 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Court Clerk is between $32,312 and $51,857. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Court Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Docketing Clerk
Nov 5
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Duane Morris LLP
The Docketing Clerk will support the docketing functions for our Trial practice group and will ... Prior experience e-filing in Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas and Eastern District of ...
Legal Billing Clerk
Oct 16
Philadelphia, PA, USA
McCabe, Weisberg & Conway, LLC
The Legal Billing Clerk is responsible for the preparation and submission of invoices pertaining to ... Federal Courts throughout our jurisdictions. Our attorneys have a wealth of knowledge, many with ...
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