Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,580
25th Percentile Wage
$40,340
50th Percentile Wage
$92,620
75th Percentile Wage
$147,490
90th Percentile Wage
$166,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $166,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,580.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.82
25th Percentile Wage
$19.39
50th Percentile Wage
$44.53
75th Percentile Wage
$70.91
90th Percentile Wage
$80.04

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $80.04. The median hourly salary is $44.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.82.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201692,62027.20%18.33%
201567,430-17.51%-
201479,240-0.87%-
201379,9305.37%-
201275,640--


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