Judge's Salary Chart

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  2007 2008-20141 2015-20164 20175 20186 20197
Chief Justice $146,750 $150,850 $158,400 $166,350 $174,700 $183,450
Justice $137,750 $141,600 $148,700 $156,150 $164,000 $172,200
Court of Appeals Judges $128,400 $132,000 $138,600 $145,550 $152,850 $160,500
Common Pleas Judges
$118,050 $121,350 $127,450 $133,850 $140,550 $147,600
Full-time Municipal Court Judges2 $111,000 $114,100 $119,850 $125,850 $132,150 $138,800
Part-time Municipal Court
and County Court Judges
3
$63,850 $65,650 $68,950 $72,400 $76,050 $79,900

Endnotes


1. Salaries are set by statute. Judicial salaries have not been adjusted since 2008 when statutory authority for annual increases expired.

2. Figures shown represent the aggregate annual salary payable for full-time municipal court judges. The local share is $61,750 per year, and the balance is paid by the State through a Supreme Court appropriation.

3. Figures shown represent the aggregate annual salary payable for part-time municipal and county court judges. The local share is $35,500 per year, and the balance is paid by the state through a Supreme Court appropriation.

4. House Bill 64 (HB64), the 2016-2017 budget law, includes a series of four 5 percent market adjustments to the judicial compensation schedule. The first adjustment took effect on Sept. 29, 2015.

5. Second adjustment outlined in HB 64.

6. Third adjustment outlined in HB 64.

7. Fourth adjustment outlined in HB 64.