Law Clerks


Assist lawyers or judges by researching or preparing legal documents. May meet with clients or assist lawyers and judges in court. Exclude 'Lawyers' (23-1011) and 'Paralegals and Legal Assistants' (23-2011).


Top Industry of Employment

  1. Legal Services

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 670 14.17 8.62 16.94 29,470 17,920 35,240
St Louis MSA 280 16.36 11.99 18.54 34,020 24,950 38,560
Central Region* 110 10.80 7.62 12.38 22,455 15,858 25,753
Ozark Region* 30 15.30 7.81 19.05 31,827 16,235 39,623
St. Louis City* 90 15.74 11.20 18.01 32,746 23,304 37,467

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 800 900 100 12.50 17 Good
St Louis MSA 430 470 40 9.30 9 Good
Northeast Region* 20 20 .00 Caution
Ozark Region* 30 40 10 33.33 Caution
Southwest Region* 20 20 .00 Caution

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This profession generally requires Bachelor's degree in one of the following
Law (LL.B., J.D.)