Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates Salary Information in North Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in the state of North Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates among North Dakota 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates in North Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$160,080
75th Percentile Wage
$152,560
50th Percentile Wage
$141,380
25th Percentile Wage
$132,540
10th Percentile Wage
$30,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $160,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $141,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,550.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$76.95
75th Percentile Wage
$73.34
50th Percentile Wage
$67.97
25th Percentile Wage
$63.72
10th Percentile Wage
$14.69

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in North Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $76.95. The median hourly salary is $67.97. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.69.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $141,380 7.20%
2013 $131,890 -0.66%
2012 $132,770 10.19%
2011 $120,490 10.32%
2010 $109,220 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in state of North Dakota from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 29.45%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -0.66%.We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 10.19% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 10.32% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates Wage in North Dakota vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Judicial Law Clerks
$62,510
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$141,380

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates Salary by State

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