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Traffic Court Magistrate Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$105,302 (USD)

Average Salary

$51/hr

Average Hourly

$4,991

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Traffic Court Magistrate is $105,302 a year and $51 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Traffic Court Magistrate is between $73,917 and $130,694. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

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.
Traffic Court Magistrate Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Job family population: 28,440

Estimated population of Traffic Court Magistrate jobs: 13,126

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$122,074
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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