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Title 204—JUDICIAL SYSTEM GENERAL PROVISIONS

PART VII. ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA COURTS

[ 204 PA. CODE CH. 211 ]

Judicial Salaries

[46 Pa.B. 7620]
[Saturday, December 10, 2016]

Annex A

TITLE 204. JUDICIAL SYSTEM GENERAL PROVISIONS

PART VII. ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA COURTS

CHAPTER 211. CONSUMER PRICE INDEX AND JUDICIAL SALARIES

§ 211.1a. Consumer Price Index—judicial salaries.

 The Court Administrator of Pennsylvania reports that the percentage change in the Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, PA-NJ-DE-MD, Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the 12-month period ending October 2016, was 1.3 percent (1.3%). (See U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Price Index, Thursday, November 17, 2016).

§ 211.2. Judicial salaries effective January 1, 2017.

 The annual judicial salaries for calendar year beginning January 1, 2017 will be adjusted by a cost-of-living factor.

 (a) Supreme Court.

 (1) The annual salary of a justice of the Supreme Court shall be $206,054.

 (2) The annual salary of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court shall be $212,051.

 (b) Superior Court.

 (1) The annual salary of a judge of the Superior Court shall be $194,422.

 (2) The annual salary of the President Judge of the Superior Court shall be $200,416.

 (c) Commonwealth Court.

 (1) The annual salary of a judge of the Commonwealth Court shall be $194,422.

 (2) The annual salary of the President Judge of the Commonwealth Court shall be $200,416.

 (d) Courts of common pleas.

 (1) The annual salary of a judge of the court of common pleas shall be $178,868.

 (2) The annual salary of the President Judges of the Court of Common Pleas shall be in accordance with the following schedule:

 (i) Allegheny County, $181,866.

 (ii) Philadelphia County, $182,466.

 (iii) Judicial districts having six or more judges, $180,427.

 (iv) Judicial districts having one to five judges, $179,648.

 (v) Administrative judges of the divisions of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County with divisions of six or more judges, $180,427.

 (vi) Administrative judges of the divisions of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County with divisions of five or less judges, $179,648.

 (vii) Administrative judges of the divisions of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County with divisions of six or more judges, $180,427.

 (viii) Administrative judges of the divisions of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County with divisions of five or less judges, $179,648.

 (e) Philadelphia Municipal Court.

 (1) The annual salary of a judge of the Philadelphia Municipal Court shall be $174,729.

 (2) The annual salary of the President Judge of the Philadelphia Municipal Court shall be $177,428.

 (f) Philadelphia Municipal Court—Traffic Division.

 (1) The annual salary of a judge of the Philadelphia Traffic Court shall be $93,995.

 (g) Magisterial district judge. The annual salary of a magisterial district judge shall be $89,438.

 (h) Senior judges. The compensation of the senior judges pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S. § 4121 (relating to assignment of judges) shall be $553 per day. In any calendar year the amount of compensation which a senior judge shall be permitted to earn as a senior judge shall not when added to retirement income paid by the Commonwealth for such senior judge exceed the compensation payable by the Commonwealth to a judge then in regular active service on the court from which said senior judge retired. A senior judge who so elects may serve without being paid all or any portion of the compensation provided by this section.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-2103. Filed for public inspection December 9, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]



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