Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officer Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers amongst New York 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 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,030
25th Percentile Wage
$82,870
50th Percentile Wage
$92,890
75th Percentile Wage
$102,270
90th Percentile Wage
$138,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $71,030.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34.15
25th Percentile Wage
$39.84
50th Percentile Wage
$44.66
75th Percentile Wage
$49.17
90th Percentile Wage
$66.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $66.47. The median hourly salary is $44.66. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34.15.

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
201692,8901.02%6.43%
201591,9403.46%-
201488,7601.50%-
201387,4300.58%-
201286,920--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in state of New York ranges from $88,270 to $93,180. The highest paying area for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $93,180. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Buffalo-Niagara Falls (mean annual salary $89,910). The lowest paying area is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $88,270.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$93,180
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$89,910
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$88,960
Nassau-Suffolk
$88,270


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