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February 2008

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COLA for Federal Judges in FY 08


P.L. 110-161, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008, waived Section 140 of Public Law 97-92. Consequently, justices and judges of the United States are authorized to receive a cost-of-living adjustment for fiscal year 2008. The new salaries for FY 2008 are:

Chief Justice
 
$217,400
Associate Justices
 
$208,100
Judges
  U.S. Court of Appeals
 
$179,500
  U.S. District Courts
 
$169,300
  U.S. Court of International Trade
 
$169,300
  U.S. Court of Federal Claims
 
$169,300
  U.S. Bankruptcy Judges
 
$155,756
  U.S. Magistrate Judges (Full-Time)
 
$155,756