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What is the salary of a federal judge?


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2016-10-01 07:35:20
2016-10-01 07:35:20

Article III federal judges are paid according to type of court they preside over. Although they receive cost-of-living increases each year, they have not received a substantial pay increase for many years.

2011 Article III Federal Judicial Salaries

$174,000 US District Court judges

$174,000 US Court of International Trade judges

$184,500 US Court of Appeals Circuit Court judges

$213,900 US Supreme Court, Associate Justices

$223,500 US Supreme Court, Chief Justice

2011 Article I Federal Judicial Salaries

$160,080 Bankruptcy Judges and Federal Magistrates

$174,000 US Tax Court judges

$174,000 Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims judges

$103,900 - $155,500 Administrative Law Judges
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