July 11, 2011

Nevada ranked 10th-best paying state for judges

Nevada is ranked 10th in the country for best-paid judges, according to a report by the National Center for State Courts.

According to the report, Nevada State Supreme Court justices are paid $170,000 annually, nearly $30,000 above the national median of $146,917.

Additionally, Nevada is ranked 8th in the country for general jurisdiction trial court pay, with the average judge earning $160,000 compared to a $132,500 national median.

This is yet another report showing how well-compensated public employees are in the Silver State.