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 among New York 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$123,350
75th Percentile Wage
$97,290
50th Percentile Wage
$88,760
25th Percentile Wage
$79,950
10th Percentile Wage
$68,100

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 $123,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $68,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$59.31
75th Percentile Wage
$46.77
50th Percentile Wage
$42.67
25th Percentile Wage
$38.44
10th Percentile Wage
$32.74

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 $59.31. The median hourly salary is $42.67. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.74.

Table 3. Average Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officer Wage in New York vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Lawyers
$135,790
Judicial Law Clerks
$121,350
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$88,760
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$75,530
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$137,700

Table 4. Median Annual Salary of Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers in New York Cities

Table 4 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 $88,350 to $91,090. The highest paying area for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in New York is Syracuse with a median annual salary of $91,090. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Buffalo-Niagara Falls (mean annual salary $90,370). The lowest paying area is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $88,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Syracuse
$91,090
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$90,370
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$89,210
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$88,960
Nassau-Suffolk
$88,350

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officer Salary by State

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