Occupational Employment Statistics


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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 505$71.76/hr$71.10/hr$76.10/hr$76.10/hr$76.11/hr$76.11/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Public Administration530$76.10/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/A$50.49/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN N/AN/A1.4%
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$76.11/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 20$76.11/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$76.10/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$71.40/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 30$76.11/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$76.10/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 40$76.10/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 50$76.10/hr5.5%
Southeast Minnesota 70$48.67/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 350$76.10/hrN/A
Minnesota 530$76.10/hr4.6%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers 140$51.72/hr4.1%
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators N/A$41.34/hr4.4%
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 210$75,311.82/yr2.3%
Lawyers 11,270$50.69/hr9.2%
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 3,220$41.40/hr11.9%
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,120$69,266.36/yr3.7%
Law Teachers, Postsecondary 100$158,280.67/yr4.9%
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 150$74,347.31/yr4.4%
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 8,150$26.60/hr9.6%
Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary N/AN/AN/A

  • Rule on admissibility of evidence and methods of conducting testimony.
  • Read documents on pleadings and motions to ascertain facts and issues.
  • Write decisions on cases.
  • Monitor proceedings to ensure that all applicable rules and procedures are followed.
  • Preside over hearings and listen to allegations made by plaintiffs to determine whether the evidence supports the charges.
  • Advise attorneys, juries, litigants, and court personnel regarding conduct, issues, and proceedings.
  • Research legal issues and write opinions on the issues.
  • Settle disputes between opposing attorneys.
  • Read documents on pleadings and motions to ascertain facts and issues.
  • Interpret and enforce rules of procedure or establish new rules in situations where there are no procedures already established by law.