Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates Salary Information in Puerto Rico

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$102,760
75th Percentile Wage
$98,150
50th Percentile Wage
$90,470
25th Percentile Wage
$82,790
10th Percentile Wage
$72,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $72,770.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$49.40
75th Percentile Wage
$47.19
50th Percentile Wage
$43.50
25th Percentile Wage
$39.81
10th Percentile Wage
$34.99

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.40. The median hourly salary is $43.50. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34.99.

Table 3. Average Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates 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

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates Salary by State

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