How much does a Trust Clerk III make in the United States? The average Trust Clerk III salary in the United States is $52,008 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $46,792 and $56,436. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Trust Clerk III Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Trust Clerk III Salary $42,044 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Trust Clerk III Salary $46,792 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Trust Clerk III Salary $52,008 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Trust Clerk III Salary $56,436 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Trust Clerk III Salary $60,468 US May 28, 2024
25% $46,792 10% $42,044 90% $60,468 75% $56,436 $52,008 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.


Planning: An act or process of making or carrying out plans. Establishment of goals, policies, and procedures for a social or economic unit city planning business planning.


Estate Planning: Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging, during a person's life, for the management and disposal of that person's estate during the person's life and at and after death, while minimizing gift, estate, generation skipping transfer, and income tax. Estate planning includes planning for incapacity as well as a process of reducing or eliminating uncertainties over the administration of a probate and maximizing the value of the estate by reducing taxes and other expenses. The ultimate goal of estate planning can be determined by the specific goals of the client, and may be as simple or complex as the client's needs dictate. Guardians are often designated for minor children and beneficiaries in incapacity. The law of estate planning overlaps to some degree with elder law, which additionally includes other provisions such as long-term care.


Bookkeeping: Bookkeeping is the recording of financial transactions, and is part of the process of accounting in business. Transactions include purchases, sales, receipts, and payments by an individual person or an organization/corporation. There are several standard methods of bookkeeping, including the single-entry and double-entry bookkeeping systems. While these may be viewed as "real" bookkeeping, any process for recording financial transactions is a bookkeeping process. Bookkeeping is the work of a bookkeeper (or book-keeper), who records the day-to-day financial transactions of a business. They usually write the daybooks (which contain records of sales, purchases, receipts, and payments), and document each financial transaction, whether cash or credit, into the correct daybook—that is, petty cash book, suppliers ledger, customer ledger, etc.—and the general ledger. Thereafter, an accountant can create financial reports from the information recorded by the bookkeeper.

Planning 4.16%
Estate Planning 2.57%
Bookkeeping 1.78%
Others 91.49%
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Job Description for Trust Clerk III

Trust Clerk III creates and maintains trust account records, notices and reports. Prepares expense checks and may administer charge fees according to the requests of account administrator. Being a Trust Clerk III may require an associate degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Trust Clerk III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Trust Clerk III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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For Trust Clerk III, the upper level is Trust Operations Team Supervisor and then progresses to Trust Operations Officer.

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Trust Clerk III salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Trust Clerk III, the highest Trust Clerk III salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Trust Clerk III salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Trust Clerk III salary is in Miami, FL, where the Trust Clerk III salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

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