Court, Municipal, and License Clerks (43-4031)

Occupation description:  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. Clerks of Court are classified in Managers, All Other (11-9199).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 653643 -1.50 44
United States 140,800147,100 4.5630 8501,480

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 18.8311.4814.06 17.6322.3827.61
Alaska 23.6817.4619.56 22.2826.1131.71
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 21.7217.4518.14 20.7323.9226.92
Southeast Region 25.6018.9220.88 23.6028.0536.46
Balance of State 24.6517.9220.37 23.2627.9132.63

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
71134 4.846.6 35.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation163
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation31
UI claimants previously working in occupation41
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 316
Number of job position postings 15
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 21.1

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training