Average Late-Career Judge, Trial Court Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Judge, Trial Court is $162,462

Base Salary
$118k - $176k
Total Pay
$76k - $187k
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What Do Judge, Trial Courts Do?

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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