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Highest Paying Cities for Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

The top 100 highest paying cities for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $161,570, Camden, New Jersey is the highest paying city for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers. It is followed by Kansas City, Missouri (average annual salary $134,440). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Camden, New Jersey
$161,570
30
2 Kansas City, Missouri
$134,440
60
3 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$133,950
40
4 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$132,760
50
5 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$132,530
90
6 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$132,430
260
7 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$132,060
570
8 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$132,050
570
9 Gary, Indiana
$129,970
n/a
10 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$128,100
70
11 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$127,310
330
12 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$127,300
90
13 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$127,300
230
14 Tallahassee, Florida
$123,380
70
15 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$123,120
110
16 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$122,870
120
17 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$121,290
110
18 Knoxville, Tennessee
$119,310
40
19 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$115,010
90
20 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$115,000
130
21 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$112,330
50
22 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$112,240
40
23 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$111,540
40
24 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$111,500
60
25 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$110,870
150
26 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$110,660
290
27 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$110,370
320
28 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$108,380
150
29 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$108,160
150
30 Tucson, Arizona
$107,980
30
31 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$107,060
170
32 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$105,850
80
33 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$105,710
210
34 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$105,630
30
35 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$105,020
150
36 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$105,020
120
37 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$104,150
160
38 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$103,750
140
39 St Louis, Missouri
$103,670
100
40 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$103,640
240
41 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$103,230
30
42 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$102,980
100
43 Jackson, Mississippi
$102,970
50
44 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$102,970
80
45 Tacoma, Washington
$102,410
30
46 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$102,410
60
47 Akron, Ohio
$102,270
40
48 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$101,270
180
49 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$101,200
160
50 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$101,150
170
51 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$101,030
80
52 Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$100,120
30
53 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$97,830
130
54 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$97,830
50
55 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$97,810
30
56 Toledo, Ohio
$96,920
30
57 Syracuse, New York
$96,310
40
58 Waco, Texas
$95,710
50
59 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$95,490
800
60 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$94,900
910
61 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$94,580
1,280
62 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$94,370
160
63 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$93,980
170
64 Montgomery, Alabama
$93,650
60
65 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$93,210
270
66 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$91,450
90
67 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$90,400
80
68 Urban Honolulu, USA
$90,170
50
69 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$89,260
200
70 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$88,960
980
71 Salt Lake City, Utah
$88,680
110
72 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$88,600
600
73 Fresno, California
$87,620
90
74 Columbus, Ohio
$86,820
110
75 North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$86,170
40
76 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$84,900
400
77 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$83,610
90
78 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$82,230
120
79 Spokane, Washington
$81,710
50
80 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$81,610
80
81 Honolulu, Hawaii
$80,870
40
82 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$78,630
30
83 Memphis, Tennessee
$77,580
90
84 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$77,180
150
85 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$76,500
440
86 Monroe, Louisiana
$76,470
n/a
87 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$76,390
60
88 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$75,620
290
89 Lafayette, Louisiana
$75,390
30
90 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$74,930
40
91 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$74,200
90
92 Columbia, South Carolina
$72,860
70
93 Richmond, Virginia
$66,080
140
94 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$65,720
40
95 Springfield, Illinois
$62,960
190
96 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$61,280
150
97 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$57,760
30
98 Reading, Pennsylvania
$57,350
n/a
99 Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$57,160
30
100 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$56,000
40
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