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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
$33,160
25th Percentile Wage
$40,130
50th Percentile Wage
$59,580
75th Percentile Wage
$85,740
90th Percentile Wage
$130,940

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 $130,940. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers is $33,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,580
0.70% -39.88%
2016
$59,160
6.12% -
2015
$55,540
2.32% -
2014
$54,250
-11.17% -
2013
$60,310
-38.19% -
2012
$83,340
- -

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 five 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 other professional, scientific, and technical services industry (annual salary $49,090). 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
Legal Services
$63,920
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$59,880
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$59,580
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$49,090

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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