Judicial Salary Tracker

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What is the Judicial Salary Tracker?

The Survey of Judicial Salaries, published for over 40 years by the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) with the support of state court administrative offices across the United States, serves as the primary record of compensation for state judicial officers and state court administrators. This website tracks judicial salary information since 1974, highlights recent special reports, and provides the most recently published salary information.

Judicial Salary Rankings as of January 2020

This graphic depicts the rankings of judicial salaries, with the highest salary for each of the three positions having a rank of “1.” General jurisdiction judge salaries, adjusted for cost of living, are also included in this graphic. Empty squares represent states without intermediate appellate courts.