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Highest Paying Industries for Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers

The top 50 highest paying industries for judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $128,480, federal government, including usps is the highest paying industry for judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers. It is followed by federal executive branch (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $128,480). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 50 Highest Paying Industries for Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Federal government, including USPS
$128,480
4,020
2 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$128,480
4,010
3 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$109,870
21,990
4 State government, including schools and hospitals
$109,840
22,040
5 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$102,360
50
6 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$102,360
50
7 Hospitals - Privately owned
$99,180
50
8 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$98,530
44,830
9 Federal, State, and Local Government
$98,530
44,830
10 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$98,190
44,970
11 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$96,170
50
12 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$81,990
30
13 Educational Services - Privately owned
$81,990
30
14 Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$79,660
120
15 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$75,430
18,840
16 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$75,280
18,910
17 Outpatient Care Centers
$74,380
n/a
18 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$71,940
50
19 Employment Services
$71,840
40
20 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$71,740
50
21 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$70,290
50
22 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$69,200
80
23 Insurance Carriers
$69,110
220
24 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$68,520
270
25 Finance and Insurance
$67,860
280
26 Educational Services - State government owned
$64,820
50
27 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$64,810
40
28 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$62,520
50
29 Educational Services
$62,050
150
30 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$60,880
300
31 Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
$60,450
130
32 Other Insurance Related Activities
$59,900
40
33 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$59,720
70
34 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$59,090
70
35 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$56,010
370
36 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$56,010
370
37 Legal Services
$55,720
1,640
38 Educational Services - Local government owned
$55,050
70
39 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$54,250
2,610
40 Health Care and Social Assistance
$48,720
310
41 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$48,500
870
42 Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$47,910
30
43 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$47,910
30
44 Wholesale Trade
$47,910
30
45 Social Assistance
$44,120
210
46 Individual and Family Services
$44,050
210
47 Social Advocacy Organizations
$41,720
60
48 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$38,970
70
49 Administrative and Support Services
$35,600
240
50 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$35,600
240