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)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 578559 -3.325 2245
United States 135,500144,200 6.56,300 5,50012,680

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 20.2112.5015.32 18.9323.7429.37
Alaska 25.4717.2019.59 23.5629.2137.31
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 22.9517.0617.85 21.0625.2230.09
Balance of State 27.7318.6821.54 26.6931.5940.53

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
64726 4.047.3 34.5
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation164
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation41
UI claimants previously working in occupation48
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 337
Number of job position postings 17
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 19.8

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