Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

23-1012 Judicial Law Clerks



Assist judges in court or by conducting research or preparing legal documents. Excludes "Lawyers" (23-1011) and "Paralegals and Legal Assistants" (23-2011).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 300$26.53/hr$26.23/hr$26.23/hr$26.24/hr$26.91/hr$26.92/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Public Administration400$26.91/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota 20$26.24/hr12.5%
Southwest Balance of State 20$26.24/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20$26.56/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 30$26.24/hr5.3%
Southeast Minnesota 30$26.91/hr15.2%
Northwest Balance of State 30$26.90/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 260$26.91/hr2.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 290$26.90/hrN/A
Minnesota 400$26.90/hr4.7%




  • Confer with judges concerning legal questions, construction of documents, or granting of orders.
  • Research laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs, or other information related to cases before the court.
  • Verify that all files, complaints, or other papers are available and in the proper order.
  • Keep abreast of changes in the law and inform judges when cases are affected by such changes.
  • Research laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs, or other information related to cases before the court.
  • Draft or proofread judicial opinions, decisions, or citations.
  • Keep abreast of changes in the law and inform judges when cases are affected by such changes.
  • Review complaints, petitions, motions, or pleadings that have been filed to determine issues involved or basis for relief.
  • Confer with judges concerning legal questions, construction of documents, or granting of orders.
  • Attend court sessions to hear oral arguments or record necessary case information.