Judges and Hearing Officers - What They Do

Once employed, Judges and Hearing Officers can expect to earn an average of $128,710.00 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Judges and Hearing Officers will see above trend growth within their industry. They should experience a 3.0% rate of growth during this time period.

Academic Programs of Interest

Criminal Justice
Students pursuing a career in Criminal Justice Administration have several career options in public and private corrections and law enforcement arenas. Law enforcement officers may be responsible for protection of life and property, prevention of crimes, and the arrest of violators. Corrections officers may be responsible for maintaining discipline and order in prisons, jails, detention centers, and halfway houses through the supervision and control of... more
Pre-Law
A pre-law degree is any degree which would allow someone to enroll for law school. All ABA law schools require at least a bachelors degree for North American students. Therefore, it is not a major, but any set of courses within any bachelors degree program (whether required as part of a major or elective) which prepare one for law school.

Pre-law students may be advised... more