Code: 23-1023.00

Also known as: Circuit Court Judge, Circuit Judge, County Judge, Court of Appeals Judge, District Court Judge, Judge, Justice of the Peace, Magisterial District Judge, Magistrate, Superior Court Judge

Description: Judges are responsible for conducting hearings and overseeing the legal process at hearings and other legal or administrative disputes. In order to become a Judge, one must first complete law school. They are typically appointed or elected into this position. Certain judges, such as a federal administrative law judge, must pass an exam administered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.


Typical wages

10% $40,270
25% $81,100
Median $141,080
75% $174,050
90% $208,000
10% $19.36
25% $38.99
Median $67.83
75% $83.68
90% $100+

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 1,400