License Clerks

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What do they do?

Issue licenses or permits to qualified applicants. Obtain necessary information, record data, advise applicants on requirements, collect fees, and issue licenses. May conduct oral, written, visual, or performance testing.

Also known as:

Administrative Specialist, Clerk, Dealer Support Technician, Insurance Specialist, License and Permit Specialist, License Clerk, Licensing Services Clerk, Licensing Specialist, Management Services Technician, Motor Vehicle Clerk, Motor Vehicle Examiner, Motor Vehicle Field Representative (MVFR), Motor Vehicle License Clerk, Motor Vehicle Representative, Permit Specialist, Program Technician

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Court, Municipal, and License Clerks is projected to grow 2 percent from 2018 to 2028, more slowly than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 2%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #15 in job growth rate
  • 260

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #19 in net job growth
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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (2.1%)
  • Master's degree (4.4%)
  • Bachelor's degree (19.4%)
  • Associate's degree (13.8%)
  • Some college, no degree (31.1%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (27%)
  • Less than high school diploma (2.2%)

Percent of workers in this field

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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Prepare cash for deposit or disbursement.
  • Verify accuracy of financial or transactional data.
  • Compile data or documentation.
  • Collect deposits, payments or fees.
  • Examine documents to verify adherence to requirements.
  • Interview employees, customers, or others to collect information.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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