Court, municipal, & license clerks

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
77.5k
Average Age
46.4
Estimated Job Growth
4.83%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$42,722
Average Male Salary
$48,659
Average Female Salary
$41,338

About

Court, municipal, & license clerks are most often employed by the Justice, public order, & safety activities  industry. The average yearly wage for Court, municipal, & license clerks was $42,722 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Court, municipal, & license clerks by wage are Surgical technologists, Automotive service technicians & mechanics, and Forest & conservation workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Court, municipal, & license clerks are Sacramento City (Central/Downtown & Midtown) PUMA, CA, Port Richmond, Stapleton & Mariner's Harbor PUMA, NY, and Springfield City PUMA, MA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Court, municipal, & license clerks are Sacramento City (Central/Downtown & Midtown) PUMA, CA, Springfield City PUMA, MA, and Bismarck City PUMA, ND.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Court, municipal, & license clerks and on wages and locations for those in the field. Justice, public order, & safety activities is the industry that employs the most Court, municipal, & license clerks, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Court, municipal, & license clerks, by average wage, is Management, scientific & technical consulting services. Court, municipal, & license clerks are paid most in Ridgewood, Glendale & Middle Village PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Sacramento City (Central/Downtown & Midtown) PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$42,722
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,445

In 2020, Court, municipal, & license clerks earned an average of $42,722, $13,232 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Surgical technologists make somewhat more than Court, municipal, & license clerks while Forest & conservation workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Court, municipal, & license clerks as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.27
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Court, municipal, & license clerks had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.27, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Court, municipal, & license clerks (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Court, municipal, & license clerks.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Court, municipal, & license clerks.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Court, municipal, & license clerks, by average wage, are Management, scientific & technical consulting services, Architectural, engineering & related services, and Banking & related activities.

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Industries by Share

77.5k
2020 Workforce
± 6,831
6.79%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 11.9%

The number of people employed as Court, municipal, & license clerks has been growing at a rate of 6.79%, from 72,530 people in 2019 to 77,458 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Court, municipal, & license clerks employed by various industries. Justice, public order, & safety activities employs the largest share of Court, municipal, & license clerks at  55.8%, followed by Administration of economic programs & space research with 13.8% and Executive offices & legislative bodies with 8.65%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Court, municipal, & license clerks in the US. The average age of male Court, municipal, & license clerks in the workforce is 45.4 and of female Court, municipal, & license clerks is 46.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Court, municipal, & license clerks is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

14.6k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,971
62.8k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 6,152

81.1% of Court, municipal, & license clerks are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Court, municipal, & license clerks.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Court, municipal, & license clerks
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

63.4% of Court, municipal, & license clerks are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 15.4% of Court, municipal, & license clerks, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Court, municipal, & license clerks.

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Age by Sex

45.4
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.93
46.6
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.24

The median age of Court, municipal, & license clerks is 46.4, and Male employees are generally 1.23 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Court, municipal, & license clerks from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Court, municipal, & license clerks is Business but a relatively high number of Court, municipal, & license clerks hold a major in Legal.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Court, municipal, & license clerks from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Court, municipal, & license clerks need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Court, municipal, & license clerks need more than the average amount of Writing, Service Orientation, and Speaking.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Court, Municipal, and License Clerks are expected to see a growth of 4.83% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Court, Municipal, and License Clerks.
4.83%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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