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Administrative Law Judge, Adjudicators and Hearing Officer Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $17.40 $34.90 $64.35
  Annual $36,200 $72,600 $133,800
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers Conduct hearings to decide or recommend decisions on claims concerning government programs or other government-related matters and prepare decisions. Determine penalties or the existence and the amount of liability, or recommend the acceptance or rejection of claims, or compromise settlements.