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Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Worker Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare judges, magistrates, and other judicial worker salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,510
25th Percentile Wage
$38,550
50th Percentile Wage
$59,160
75th Percentile Wage
$83,870
90th Percentile Wage
$144,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers is $144,660. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers is $29,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,1606.12%-40.87%
201555,5402.32%-
201454,250-11.17%-
201360,310-38.19%-
201283,340--

Compare Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers in four industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for judges, magistrates, and other judicial worker occupations is the computer systems design and related services industry with an annual salary $70,480. The lowest paying industry is the legal services industry (annual salary $58,340). For detailed judges, magistrates, and other judicial worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$70,480
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$59,160
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$58,800
Legal Services
$58,340

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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