$136,610
Avg. Salary
$40.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,017

Bonus

$7,501

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Judge, Trial Court is $40.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Judge, Trial Court is $136,610 per year.

$25.50
10%
$40.00
50%
$48.37
90%
MEDIAN $40.00
$85k
10%
$137k
50%
$181k
90%
MEDIAN $136,610
$85,153 - $180,604
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MEDIAN: $136,610
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$0$180K
Salary $85,153 - $180,604
Bonus $1,017
Profit Sharing $7,501
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$62,393 - $178,513
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $40.00
Annual Data $0$178K
Bonus $1,017
Profit Sharing $7,501
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$62,393 - $178,513
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Judge, Trial Court

Trial court judges preside over cases between prosecutors and defendants, and may also perform nuptials. This position commands respect, and a person holding this position is often referred to as “your honor."

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Judge, Trial Court Tasks
  • Conduct trials, hearings, and arraignments and issue rulings and sentences that interpret and enforce law.
  • Supervise subordinate staff, such as law clerks or secretarial staff.
  • Advise and direct attorneys, juries, and court personnel regarding court conduct, issues, and proceedings.
  • Preside at preliminary hearings and settlement conferences.
  • Read documentation on pleadings and motions and provide written decisions with evidentiary and legal analysis.

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Pay by Experience Level for Judge, Trial Court

Pay by Experience for a Judge, Trial Court has a positive trend. An entry-level Judge, Trial Court with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Judge, Trial Court with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Judge, Trial Court which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 10 salaries. A Judge, Trial Court with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $147,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Judge, Trial Court

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Judge, Trial Court Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$131,000

Experienced
▼5%

Mid-Career
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 7%