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March 2009

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COLA for Federal Judges in 2009


P.L. 111-8, the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2009, waived Section 140 of Public Law 97-92. Justices and judges of the United States are authorized to receive a 2.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2009, retroactive to January 1, 2009.

 

2009

Chief Justice

$ 223,500

Associate Justices

$ 213,900

Judges:

 

U.S. Court of Appeals

$ 184,500

U.S. District Courts

$ 174,000

U.S. Court of International Trade

$ 174,000

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

$ 174,000

U.S. Bankruptcy Judges

$ 160,080

U.S. Magistrate Judges (Full-Time)

$ 160,080