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Judicial Salaries: U.S. Court of Appeals Judges

Date Effective
Annual Salary
March 3, 1891
$6,000
March 1, 1903
$7,000
March 1, 1919
$8,500
January 1, 1927
$12,500
August 1, 1946
$17,500
March 1, 1955
$25,500
July 1, 1964
$33,000
March 1, 1969
$42,500
October 1, 1975
$44,600
October 1, 1976
$46,800
March 1, 1977
$57,500
October 1, 1979
$65,000
October 1, 1980
$70,900
October 1, 1981
$74,300
October 1, 1982
$77,300
January 1, 1984
$80,400
January 1, 1985
$83,200
January 1, 1987
$85,700
March 1, 1987
$95,000
February 1, 1990
$102,500
January 1, 1991
$132,700
January 1, 1992
$137,300
January 1, 1993
$141,700
January 1, 1998
$145,000
January 1, 2000
$149,900
January 1, 2001
$153,900
January 1, 2002
$159,100
January 1, 2003
$164,000
January 1, 2004
$167,600
January 1, 2005
$171,800
January 1, 2006
$175,100
January 1, 2008
$179,500
January 1, 2009
$184,500
January 1, 2014
$211,200
January 1, 2015 $213,300
January 1, 2016 $215,400
January 1, 2017 $217,600