Judge earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Judge salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $191,850
Alabama $49,610
Arkansas $144,890
Arizona $103,610
California $193,330
Colorado $158,580
Connecticut $184,230
Delaware $115,440
Florida $154,060
Georgia $103,840
Hawaii $188,870
Iowa $48,140
Idaho $113,270
Indiana $145,830
Kansas $105,400
Kentucky $135,610
Louisiana $61,950
Maryland $156,670
Maine $127,470
Minnesota $155,590
Missouri $151,720
Mississippi $39,870
Montana $47,010
North Dakota $145,970
New Jersey $167,400
New Mexico $85,590
Nevada $167,610
New York $163,360
Ohio $77,070
Oklahoma $54,080
Oregon $137,740
Pennsylvania $57,630
Puerto Rico $91,120
Rhode Island $184,930
South Carolina $61,000
South Dakota $89,190
Tennessee $104,150
Texas $95,990
Utah $105,800
Washington $121,640
Wisconsin $132,650
West Virginia $62,510

How do judge salaries compare to similar careers?

Judges earn 27% more than similar careers in Maine.

Career Median Salary
Lawyer salary $88K
Compliance manager salary $92K
Court reporter salary $71K
Special agent salary $66K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)