How Much does a Judge Make?

How much a judge makes will depends on where they are located and the type judge they are. On the average in 2006 the middle half of all judges earned between $53,920 and $135,010. The lowest earning 10% made less that $29,540 and the highest 10% earned more that $145,000. The highest paying judge was a Chief of Justice of the United States Supreme Court which earned around $212,000.