Judge's Salary Chart

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  2007 2008-20141 2015-20164 20175
Chief Justice $146,750 $150,850 $158,400 $166,350
Justice $137,750 $141,600 $148,700 $156,150
Court of Appeals Judges $128,400 $132,000 $138,600 $145,550
Common Pleas Judges
$118,050 $121,350 $127,450 $133,850
Fulltime Municipal Court Judges2 $111,000 $114,100 $119,850 $125,850
Part-time Municipal Court
and County Court Judges
3
$63,850 $65,650 $68,950 $72,400

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.