Judge Salary

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What is the average salary for a Judge?

The average salary of a Judge is $105,380. Salaries start from $31,960 and go up to $171,180. Please note that the average salary for a Judge may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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$0 $171,180
Starting ($32.0k)
Junior ($56.7k)
Experienced ($118.2k)
Senior ($143.7k)
Highest ($171.2k)
Highest

The top 10% of Judges in United States earn:

$171,180
Senior

The top 25% of Judges in United States earn:

$143,740
Experienced

The middle 50% of Judges in United States earn:

$118,150
Junior

The bottom 25% of Judges in United States earn:

$56,680
Starting

The bottom 10% of Judges in United States earn:

$31,960

Historical salary

Judge salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Judge Salary in California 172,730 1
Judge Salary in Nevada 167,400 2
Judge Salary in Rhode Island 157,020 3
Judge Salary in Connecticut 153,860 4
Judge Salary in Alaska 144,490 5
Judge Salary in Kansas 141,630 6
Judge Salary in New York 140,530 7
Judge Salary in Florida 136,550 8
Judge Salary in Delaware 135,080 9
Judge Salary in Hawaii 133,890 10
Judge Salary in New Jersey 133,350 11
Judge Salary in Maryland 128,610 12
Judge Salary in Kentucky 123,990 13
Judge Salary in Minnesota 120,500 14
Judge Salary in Colorado 119,250 15
Judge Salary in North Dakota 116,780 16
Judge Salary in Oregon 116,280 17
Judge Salary in Missouri 114,840 18
Judge Salary in Indiana 112,540 19
Judge Salary in Tennessee 111,900 20
Judge Salary in Idaho 108,190 21
Judge Salary in United States 105,380 22
Judge Salary in Maine 103,730 23
Judge Salary in Arizona 103,190 24
Judge Salary in Wisconsin 99,560 25
Judge Salary in Washington 95,440 26
Judge Salary in South Dakota 92,200 27
Judge Salary in Wyoming 92,110 28
Judge Salary in Utah 91,600 29
Judge Salary in Arkansas 90,270 30
Judge Salary in Louisiana 85,920 31
Judge Salary in Georgia 85,080 32
Judge Salary in Puerto Rico 83,890 33
Judge Salary in Michigan 80,740 34
Judge Salary in Texas 76,130 35
Judge Salary in Oklahoma 73,580 36
Judge Salary in Ohio 73,580 37
Judge Salary in South Carolina 64,660 38
Judge Salary in West Virginia 63,160 39
Judge Salary in Pennsylvania 62,480 40
Judge Salary in Alabama 58,140 41
Judge Salary in Virginia 56,540 42
Judge Salary in New Mexico 48,810 43
Judge Salary in Montana 48,500 44
Judge Salary in Mississippi 46,160 45
Judge Salary in Illinois 28,990 46