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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    Subdivision 1.[Repealed, 1987 c 404 s 191]
    Subd. 2.[Repealed, 1996 c 310 s 1]
    Subd. 3.[Repealed, 1996 c 310 s 1]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. 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 shall be fixed by the State
Board of Public Defense but must not exceed the salary of a district court judge.
Salary or RangeEffectiveJuly 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    Subd. 4a.[Repealed, 1979 c 332 art 2 s 7]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 98.52 percent of the salary for
a district court judge. The salary of the chief Tax Court judge is 98.52 percent of 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 98.52 percent of the salary of a district court judge. The salaries of the assistant chief
administrative law judge and administrative law judge supervisors are 93.60 percent of the salary
of a district court judge. The salary of an administrative law judge employed by the Office of
Administrative Hearings is 88.67 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 98.52 percent of the salary for
district court judges. The salary of the chief judge of the Workers' Compensation Court of
Appeals is 98.52 percent of the salary for a chief district court judge. Salaries of compensation
judges are 88.67 percent of the salary of district court judges. The chief workers' compensation
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.
History: 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; 1998 c 366 s 89; 1998 c 390 art 5 s
1-3; 1Sp2001 c 9 art 18 s 8; 2002 c 379 art 1 s 113; 2007 c 54 art 5 s 4