Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates among Mississippi cities 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 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,950
25th Percentile Wage
$19,240
50th Percentile Wage
$39,700
75th Percentile Wage
$52,000
90th Percentile Wage
$130,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,950.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.15
25th Percentile Wage
$9.25
50th Percentile Wage
$19.09
75th Percentile Wage
$25.00
90th Percentile Wage
$62.95

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.95. The median hourly salary is $19.09. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.15.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201639,7001.11%7.56%
201539,2603.97%-
201437,7002.49%-
201336,7600.16%-
201236,700--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates in Mississippi Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in state of Mississippi ranges from $30,300 to $48,310. The highest paying area for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Mississippi is Jackson with a median annual salary of $48,310. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $40,130). The lowest paying area is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jackson
$48,310
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$40,130
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$39,360
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$37,190
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$30,300



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