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Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates Salary Information in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$185,100
25th Percentile Wage
$185,110
50th Percentile Wage
$185,110
75th Percentile Wage
$193,270
90th Percentile Wage
$180,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $180,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $185,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $185,100.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$185,110
1.92% 7.52%
2016
$181,560
2.45% -
2015
$177,110
3.47% -
2014
$170,960
-0.12% -
2013
$171,170
-0.01% -
2012
$171,190
- -

Table 3. Compare Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates Salary in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $185,110 in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont is in the middle of salary range for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont is 3.2 percent (3.2%) lower than that in the highest paying San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos and 25.8 percent (25.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$191,160
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$185,120
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$185,110
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$185,110
Yuba City
$180,450
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$173,520
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$172,940
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$170,980
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$170,970
Vallejo-Fairfield
$170,960
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$137,320



See also: Top paying jobs in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California.