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Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates Salary Information in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria 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 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$129,300
25th Percentile Wage
$143,650
50th Percentile Wage
$156,970
75th Percentile Wage
$146,360
90th Percentile Wage
$150,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $150,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $156,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $129,300.

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 Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$156,970
0.52% 18.01%
2016
$156,160
-0.03% -
2015
$156,200
6.31% -
2014
$146,350
12.08% -
2013
$128,670
-0.02% -
2012
$128,700
- -

Table 3. Compare Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates Salary in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with Other West Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $156,970, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria is the highest paying city for judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in state of West Virginia, followed by Huntington-Ashland (median annual salary $90,790). In comparison, the median annual salary of judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria is 42.2 percent (42.2%) higher than that in Huntington-Ashland.

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 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia.