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Judges and Magistrates


Advise and decide on cases in criminal or civil courts of law.

Judges and Magistrates arbitrate and advise on court cases. They may sentence defendants in criminal cases, or determine liability in civil cases. They may also perform wedding ceremonies.

Wages $84.50 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Poor
Education & Training Graduate degree (any type) is needed for entry.
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