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Magistrate Salary

$99,645 (USD)

Average Salary

$48/hr

Average Hourly

$4,723

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a Magistrate is $99,645 a year and $48 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Magistrate is between $69,945 and $123,672. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Magistrate. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Adjudicates civil cases in which damages do not exceed prescribed maximum established by state law, and minor misdemeanor cases not involving penitentiary sentences or fines in excess of maximum amount allowed to be levied under state law.
  • Conducts preliminary hearings in felony cases to determine whether there is reasonable and probable cause to hold defendant for further proceedings or trial by superior court.
  • May perform wedding ceremonies.
  • May perform duties at night and be designated night-court magistrate.
  • May adjudicate cases involving motor vehicle laws and be designated traffic-court magistrate.
Magistrate Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Job family population: 28,520

Estimated population of Magistrate jobs: 13,163

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$115,515
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Magistrate Job Listings for United States

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Nov 13
Flagstaff, United States
CITY OF FLAGSTAFF
Northern Arizona's Employer of Choice! Beautification, Arts, & Sciences Project Administrator $57,178.78 Annually Full Time; FLSA Exempt; Benefit Eligible Vacancy #: 141-19, Closed By: 11/15/19 ...
Deputy Public Defender - Pennington Coun - Rapid City
Nov 5
Rapid City, South Dakota, USA
Pennington County
Zealous representation of defense of indigent clients in Magistrate and Circuit Court criminal cases, appeals, and certain civil matters. Qualifications: Education: Professional degree (Juris Doctor ...
MAINTENANCE WORKER, CLERK IV & DEPUTY CLERK
Oct 27
Evans, GA, USA
COLUMBIA COUNTY
Maintenance Worker/$12.36/Hr Stormwater Utility Clerk IV/$12.54/Hr Tax Assessor's Office Deputy Clerk/$12.54/Hr Magistrate Court Columbia County government is accepting applications until Friday ...
Full-time Master's Level Therapist/Counselor
Nov 5
York, PA, USA
JusticeWorks YouthCare, Inc
... magistrate court for truancy/fines etc, county meetings, new training, state or county initiatives or requirements * · Maintain case records and required documents for client files and database ...
Code Compliance Officer
Aug 24
West Palm Beach, FL, USA
Town of Lake Park
This is done through personal contact in the field with property owners, phone calls, emails, and presentations at magistrate and public meetings, as may be needed. Employees in this position may ...

The average pay for a Magistrate is $99,645 a year and $48 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Magistrate is between $69,945 and $123,672. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Magistrate. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Northern Arizona's Employer of Choice! Beautification, Arts, & Sciences Project Administrator $57,178.78 Annually Full Time; FLSA Exempt; Benefit Eligible Vacancy #: 141-19, Closed By: 11/15/19 ...
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