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Best states for a Law Clerk

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Are you wondering which place in the United States is the best state for Law Clerks?

Knowing how challenging it is to figure out where to start your career or where to move to advance your career, we decided to bring you a list of best states for Law Clerk jobs.

Our research found that District of Columbia is the best state for Law Clerks, while District of Columbia and Massachusetts are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

District of Columbia has a median salary of $159,999 and District of Columbia has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Law Clerks.

To do that, we looked at the most recent data we have available for the following criteria -- average annual wages, and availability of jobs for Law Clerks.

The 10 Best States in America For Law Clerks in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. Alaska
  3. Rhode Island
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Nebraska
  6. New York
  7. Arizona
  8. New Mexico
  9. North Carolina
  10. South Dakota
  • (157 jobs)
  • (19 jobs)
  • (31 jobs)
  • (215 jobs)
  • (58 jobs)
  • (472 jobs)
  • (104 jobs)
  • (64 jobs)
  • (191 jobs)
  • (22 jobs)

In order to help Law Clerks decide where to work, we compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across the metrics mentioned above.

Our data set includes average annual wages, entry and senior wages, and the number of available jobs per capita.

Check out the ranking of the best states for Law Clerks below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Law Clerks in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total Law Clerk Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
157 $160,000 $91,000 $279,000 3.12
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Law Clerk Jobs in District of Columbia

2. Alaska

Total Law Clerk Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
19 $87,104 $43,000 $175,000 1.62
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Law Clerk Jobs in Alaska

3. Rhode Island

Total Law Clerk Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
31 $80,488 $39,000 $162,000 1.37
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Law Clerk Jobs in Rhode Island

4. Massachusetts

Total Law Clerk Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
215 $150,193 $86,000 $260,000 1
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Law Clerk Jobs in Massachusetts

5. Nebraska

Total Law Clerk Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
58 $72,579 $36,000 $146,000 1.64
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Law Clerk Jobs in Nebraska

6. New York

Total Law Clerk Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
472 $76,353 $34,000 $170,000 1.4
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Law Clerk Jobs in New York

7. Arizona

Total Law Clerk Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
104 $87,104 $43,000 $175,000 0.86
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Law Clerk Jobs in Arizona

8. New Mexico

Total Law Clerk Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
64 $68,175 $33,000 $137,000 1.67
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Law Clerk Jobs in New Mexico

9. North Carolina

Total Law Clerk Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
191 $77,562 $38,000 $156,000 0.92
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Law Clerk Jobs in North Carolina

10. South Dakota

Total Law Clerk Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
22 $64,240 $31,000 $129,000 1.43
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Law Clerk Jobs in South Dakota

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Law Clerk

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

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