The annual and hourly salary statistics of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Charleston, West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Charleston is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$53,660|
|25th Percentile Wage||$59,290|
|50th Percentile Wage||$88,330|
|75th Percentile Wage||$114,090|
|90th Percentile Wage||$138,320|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Charleston, West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $53,660.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $88,330 in Charleston is in the middle of salary range for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in state of West Virginia. In comparison, the annual salary of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Charleston is 43.7 percent (43.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Washington-Arlington-Alexandria and 40.7 percent (40.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Steubenville-Weirton.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |