Law Clerks - What They Do

Law Clerks generally receive a Bachelor's degree before they enter the job market.

Once employed, Law Clerks can expect to earn an average of $42,000.00 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Law Clerks will see a moderate decline in jobs available within their industry. They will likely experience a decline in employment of -1.2%.

In respect to starting your own business, Law Clerks are fairly entrepreneurial in nature. Currently, 11.5% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Law Clerks can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 3.3% are currently unemployed.

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Academic Programs of Interest

A pre-law degree is any degree which would allow someone to enroll for law school. All ABA law schools require at least a bachelors degree for North American students. Therefore, it is not a major, but any set of courses within any bachelors degree program (whether required as part of a major or elective) which prepare one for law school.

Pre-law students may be advised... more