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23-1023 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Arbitrate, advise, adjudicate, or administer justice in a court of law. May sentence defendant in criminal cases according to government statutes or sentencing guidelines. May determine liability of defendant in civil cases. May perform wedding ceremonies.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northeast Minnesota 207$77.76/hr$75.34/hr$84.04/hr$84.04/hr$84.04/hr$84.04/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Public Administration600$84.04/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/A$84.04/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 10$76.30/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 10$84.04/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 20$84.04/hr3.6%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$84.04/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$76.30/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20$84.04/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 30$84.04/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 30$84.04/hr0.0%
Central Minnesota 70N/AN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 420N/AN/A
Minnesota 600$84.04/hr-0.7%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers N/AN/AN/A
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 40$39.55/hrN/A
Lawyers 11,770$63.39/hr8.2%
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 110$138,546.22/yr1.7%
Labor Relations Specialists 2,330$43.61/hr-4.7%

  • Supervise other judges, court officers, and the court's administrative staff.
  • Conduct preliminary hearings to decide issues, such as whether there is reasonable and probable cause to hold defendants in felony cases.
  • Monitor proceedings to ensure that all applicable rules and procedures are followed.
  • Rule on admissibility of evidence and methods of conducting testimony.
  • Read documents on pleadings and motions to ascertain facts and issues.
  • Advise attorneys, juries, litigants, and court personnel regarding conduct, issues, and proceedings.
  • Research legal issues and write opinions on the issues.
  • Preside over hearings and listen to allegations made by plaintiffs to determine whether the evidence supports the charges.
  • Monitor proceedings to ensure that all applicable rules and procedures are followed.
  • Rule on custody and access disputes, and enforce court orders regarding custody and support of children.