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Administrative Law Judges

Conduct hearings and make decisions on claims related to government programs.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$58.22 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  0.8%    Read more about outlook


Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Conduct hearings to investigate legal issues.
  • Evaluate information related to legal matters in public or personal records.
  • Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.
  • Research relevant legal materials to aid decision making.
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Job Title Examples:

District Court Judge
Administrative Hearing Officer

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