Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officer Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$166,990
75th Percentile Wage
$147,720
50th Percentile Wage
$111,140
25th Percentile Wage
$91,200
10th Percentile Wage
$64,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $166,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $111,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $64,450.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$80.28
75th Percentile Wage
$71.02
50th Percentile Wage
$53.43
25th Percentile Wage
$43.85
10th Percentile Wage
$30.98

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $80.28. The median hourly salary is $53.43. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.98.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $111,140 9.51%
2013 $101,490 -0.10%
2012 $101,590 0.02%
2011 $101,570 -3.21%
2010 $104,940 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in state of Wisconsin from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 5.91%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -0.10%.We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 0.02% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -3.21%.

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

OccupationAverage Wage
Lawyers
$83,860
Judicial Law Clerks
$40,510
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$111,140
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$65,840
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$79,240

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers in Wisconsin Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $102,150 to $111,140. The highest paying area for administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers in Wisconsin is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with a median annual salary of $111,140. The lowest paying area is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $102,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$111,140
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$102,150

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