Judge earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Judge salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Georgia $99,880
Ohio $99,330
Louisiana $98,060
New Mexico $95,310
South Dakota $93,810
Wisconsin $91,600
Arizona $81,150
Utah $77,680
South Carolina $74,480
West Virginia $64,010
Montana $63,020
Oklahoma $63,020
Pennsylvania $57,630
Iowa $52,420
Michigan $49,700
Mississippi $47,490
Alabama $46,960
Hawaii $213,120
Illinois $210,120
California $206,790
Rhode Island $195,210
New Jersey $191,810
Connecticut $187,040
Massachusetts $171,230
Colorado $171,060
Nevada $171,060
New York $171,060
Maryland $170,980
Arkansas $170,720
Missouri $170,720
Minnesota $165,120
Vermont $164,930
Florida $162,330
Alaska $160,840
Delaware $160,830
Indiana $155,260
Oregon $154,680
North Dakota $145,970
Kentucky $139,650
Maine $137,280
Idaho $133,160
Texas $128,860
Washington $127,660
Tennessee $122,030
Kansas $118,960
Puerto Rico $104,310

How do judge salaries compare to similar careers?

Judges earn about the same as related careers in Wisconsin. On average, they make less than hearing officers but more than police officers.

Career Median Salary
Hearing officer salary $122K
Compliance manager salary $95K
Judge salary $92K
Special agent salary $82K
Customs inspector salary $82K
Detective salary $82K
Police officer salary $72K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)