In 1995 the legislature passed 2-16-403 and 2-16-405, MCA. This legislation requires that the department of administration conduct a salary survey of elected executive branch officials, justices, and chief justices for the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana. The Worker's Compensation Judge receives the same pay as District Judges (2-15-1707, MCA)
This survey is conducted prior to June 30 of each even-numbered year. The effective date of the survey is July 1 of the following year. The results of this salary survey are listed in the chart below. If you need an alternative access format of the chart below, please contact Bonnie Shoemaker at bshoemaker.mt.gov.