Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates Salary Information in Charleston, West Virginia

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates in Charleston, West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2017
$88,330
7.00% 32.12%
2016
$82,150
-30.96% -
2015
$107,580
44.37% -
2014
$59,850
-0.18% -
2013
$59,960
- -

Table 3. Compare Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates Salary in Charleston with Other West Virginia Cities

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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$156,970
Huntington-Ashland
$90,790
Charleston
$88,330
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$60,110
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$54,400
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$53,020
Steubenville-Weirton
$52,420



See also: Top paying jobs in Charleston, West Virginia.