Information About Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers

Training Requirements for Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers

Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers need doctoral or professional degree.

Degrees for Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers
Training for Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers
Percent
Less than High School 0.1
High School 0.5
Some College 0.7
Associates Degree 0.4
Bachelors Degree 5.1
Masters Degree 4.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 88.7

Employment outlook for Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, And Hearing Officers

Represents about 15,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 less administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers make $45.79 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers $20.06 $30.27 $44.28 $58.99 $78.08
Legal occupations $17.62 $24.78 $38.30 $66.46 $high
Lawyers, judges, and related workers $26.01 $36.05 $55.31 $81.81 $high
Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers $17.56 $27.80 $48.54 $68.99 $81.93
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers make $95,240 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers $41,730 $62,950 $92,110 $122,700 $162,400
Legal occupations $36,650 $51,530 $79,650 $138,240 $high
Lawyers, judges, and related workers $54,100 $74,990 $115,050 $170,170 $high
Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers $36,530 $57,830 $100,960 $143,490 $170,410
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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