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Judges and Magistrates

Wages & Outlook


Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $76.10
Statewide median: $20.95


This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.

Wages for Judges and Magistrates *

Area Low Median High
$34.94 $65.51 $79.75
$53.30 $76.10 $76.11
Northeast Minnesota
$76.10 $76.10 $76.11
Northwest Minnesota
$76.10 $76.10 $76.11
Southeast Minnesota
$11.99 $48.67 $76.10
Southwest Minnesota
$76.10 $76.11 $76.11

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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In Minnesota, there are 530 workers employed in this very small career.


Current Demand

No data available.


Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 243 new Judges and Magistrates to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.


Employment Outlook for Judges and Magistrates
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 28,400 30,000 1,600 5.6%
Minnesota 517 541 24 4.6%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Northwest Minnesota 55 58 3 5.5%

Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.