Career Outlook for Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

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Also known as:
Administrative Court Justice, Circuit Court Judge, County Court Judge, Criminal Court Judge, District Court Judge, Jurist, Justice, Probate Judge, Trial Court Judge, Tribal Judge

The overall job outlook for Judge, Magistrate Judge, or Magistrate careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 11.96 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.75 percent per year. Demand for Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates is expected to go up, with an expected 2,350 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 0.91 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates in the following states

New York 3,410
Texas 2,820
Ohio 2,470
California 1,650
Florida 1,390
Georgia 1,090
Illinois 1,070
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

South Dakota
30
Vermont
70
Maine
90
Montana
90
Utah
100
Rhode Island
100
Delaware
120