Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
SOC: 43-4031.00


Perform clerical duties for courts of law, municipalities, or governmental licensing agencies and bureaus. May prepare docket of cases to be called; secure information for judges and court; prepare draft agendas or bylaws for town or city council; answer official correspondence; keep fiscal records and accounts; issue licenses or permits; and record data, administer tests, or collect fees.

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Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.

Employment Projections:

Employment (2014):
140,800 employed

Projected (2024):
147,100 employed

Projected growth (2014-2024)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 2014-2024 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

Alternate Titles:

  • Circuit Court Clerk
  • City Clerk
  • Court Clerk
  • Courtroom Clerk
  • Deputy Court Clerk
  • Docket Clerk
  • Dog Licenser
  • Motor Vehicle License Clerk
  • Motor Vehicle Representative
  • Municipal Clerk
  • Tax Clerk
  • Township Clerk
  • Warrant Clerk

  • office and administrative support

    industry stats

    SOC: 43-0000

    Total Employed: 21,846,420

    Average Annual Salary: $36,330