Judge's Salary Chart

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  2007 2008-20141 2015-20164 20175 20186 20197 20208
Chief Justice $146,750 $150,850 $158,400 $166,350 $174,700 $183,450 $186,660
Justice $137,750 $141,600 $148,700 $156,150 $164,000 $172,200 $175,214
Court of Appeals Judges $128,400 $132,000 $138,600 $145,550 $152,850 $160,500 $163,309
Common Pleas Judges
$118,050 $121,350 $127,450 $133,850 $140,550 $147,600 $150,183
Full-time Municipal Court Judges2 $111,000 $114,100 $119,850 $125,850 $132,150 $138,800 $141,229
Part-time Municipal Court
and County Court Judges
3
$63,850 $65,650 $68,950 $72,400 $76,050 $79,900 $81,298

Endnotes


1. Salaries are set by statute. Judicial salaries were not adjusted from 2008 through 2014.

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.

8. Senate Bill 296 of the 132nd General Assembly (SB296) includes a series of 1.75 percent market adjustments over nine years (2020-2028).