Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officer Salary Information in Puerto Rico

The average annual and hourly salaries for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in the state of Puerto Rico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers amongst Puerto Rico metropolitan 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 Puerto Rico

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$156,730
75th Percentile Wage
$97,590
50th Percentile Wage
$73,750
25th Percentile Wage
$60,030
10th Percentile Wage
$50,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $156,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,730.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$75.34
75th Percentile Wage
$46.92
50th Percentile Wage
$35.45
25th Percentile Wage
$28.86
10th Percentile Wage
$24.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $75.34. The median hourly salary is $35.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.39.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $73,750 4.92%
2013 $70,290 -1.97%
2012 $71,700 5.16%
2011 $68,180 4.68%
2010 $65,130 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in state of Puerto Rico from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 13.24%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -1.97%.We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 5.16% in the year 2012 and a relatively large increase of 4.68% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officer Wage in Puerto Rico vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Lawyers
$60,250
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$73,750
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$36,810
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$90,470

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

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