15A.083 Salaries for positions in the judicial branch.
Subdivision 1. Repealed, 1987 c 404 s 191
Subd. 2. Repealed, 1996 c 310 s 1
Subd. 3. Repealed, 1996 c 310 s 1
Subd. 4. Ranges for other judicial positions. Salaries or salary ranges are provided for the following positions in the judicial branch of government. The appointing authority of any position for which a salary range has been provided shall fix the individual salary within the prescribed range, considering the qualifications and overall performance of the employee. The supreme court shall set the salary of the state court administrator and the salaries of district court administrators. The salary of the state court administrator or a district court administrator may not exceed the salary of a district court judge. If district court administrators die, the amounts of their unpaid salaries for the months in which their deaths occur must be paid to their estates. The salary of the state public defender must be 95 percent of the salary of the attorney general.
Salary or Range Effective July 1, 1994 Board on judicial standards executive director $44,000-60,000
Subd. 4a. Repealed, 1979 c 332 art 2 s 7
Subd. 5. Tax court. The salary of a judge of the tax court is the same as the salary for a district court judge. The salary of the chief tax court judge is the same as the salary for a chief district court judge.
Subd. 6. Referee salaries. Notwithstanding any other law or ordinance to the contrary, no referee or administrative law judge employed by a court in this state shall receive a salary which is in excess of 90 percent of the salary paid a judge of the employing court.
Subd. 6a. Administrative law judge; salaries. The salary of the chief administrative law judge is the same as the salary of a district court judge. The salaries of the assistant chief administrative law judge and administrative law judge supervisors are 95 percent of the salary of a district court judge. The salary of an administrative law judge employed by the office of administrative hearings is 90 percent of the salary of a district court judge as set under section 15A.082, subdivision 3.
Subd. 7. Workers' compensation court of appeals and compensation judges. Salaries of judges of the workers' compensation court of appeals are the same as the salary for district court judges. The salary of the chief judge of the workers' compensation court of appeals is the same as the salary for a chief district court judge. Salaries of compensation judges are 90 percent of the salary of district court judges. The chief workers' compensation settlement judge at the department of labor and industry may be paid an annual salary that is up to five percent greater than the salary of workers' compensation settlement judges at the department of labor and industry.
HIST: Ex1971 c 32 s 12; 1973 c 564 s 3; 1973 c 596 s 2; 1973 c 598 s 4; 1974 c 355 s 35; 1975 c 381 s 1; 1976 c 2 s 2; 1976 c 134 s 78; 1977 c 35 s 13; 1977 c 307 s 1,29; 1977 c 432 s 46; 1978 c 674 s 4; 1978 c 793 s 40,41; 1979 c 332 art 2 s 2-4; 1980 c 614 s 49; 1981 c 224 s 16; 1981 c 346 s 7; 1983 c 299 s 9-11; 1983 c 301 s 66,236; 1984 c 640 s 32; 1984 c 654 art 2 s 43; 1986 c 444; 1986 c 464 s 1; 1987 c 404 s 75; 1988 c 667 s 3; 1990 c 571 s 3-5; 1992 c 567 art 3 s 1; 1993 c 122 s 1; 1994 c 560 art 2 s 9; 2Sp1997 c 3 s 6-8