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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: $77.03
Statewide median: $23.00


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

Wages for Judges and Magistrates *

Area Low Median High
$39.78 $69.21 $85.38
$65.37 $77.03 $80.73
Northeast Minnesota
$73.98 $79.83 $82.79
Northwest Minnesota
$79.83 $79.84 $79.84
Southeast Minnesota
$44.30 $75.15 $79.84
Southwest Minnesota
$79.83 $79.84 $79.84

* "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 560 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 290 new Judges and Magistrates to meet market demand between 2018-2028. 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
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 29,800 30,800 900 3.1%
Minnesota 558 576 18 3.2%
Northeast Minnesota 27 29 2 7.4%
Southwest Minnesota 23 24 1 4.3%

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