Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officer Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers among Michigan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,420
25th Percentile Wage
$84,230
50th Percentile Wage
$99,760
75th Percentile Wage
$121,070
90th Percentile Wage
$169,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $169,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.01
25th Percentile Wage
$40.50
50th Percentile Wage
$47.96
75th Percentile Wage
$58.21
90th Percentile Wage
$81.41

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $81.41. The median hourly salary is $47.96. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.01.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201699,760-0.04%7.60%
201599,800-1.14%-
2014100,9406.35%-
201394,5302.49%-
201292,180--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in state of Michigan ranges from $107,920 to $110,250. The highest paying area for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in Michigan is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn with a median annual salary of $110,250. The lowest paying area is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $107,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$110,250
Lansing-East Lansing
$107,920


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