Town Clerk

Perform a variety of clerical and administrative duties.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$22,000 – $52,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Town Clerks do?

Performs variety of clerical and administrative duties required by municipal government: Prepares agendas and bylaws for town council; records minutes of council meetings; answers official correspondence; keeps fiscal records and accounts; and prepares reports on civic needs.

Should I be a Town Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Circuit Clerk, City Clerk, City Clerk Treasurer, Judge's Clerk, Tag Clerk, Township Clerk, Warrant Clerk

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