This is how much Supreme Court justices earn each month

New report reveals salaries of Israel's Supreme Court Chief Justice, her colleagues, and the salaries of lower court judges.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Esther Hayut
Esther Hayut
Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90

Israeli judges are paid a total of 46,700,000 shekel ($14,225,231) each month, a newly-released report showed.

According to the Judges' Salary report for 2019, which was publicized recently on Kan Reshet Bet, Supreme Court Chief Justice Esther Hayut's average monthly salary for tax calculations is 104,256 shekels ($31,757).

Courts Director Judge Yigal Marzel and National Labor Court President Judge Varda Wirth Livne earn approximately 98,000 shekels ($29,852) per month, and Supreme Court Deputy Chief Justice Hanan Melcer earns approximately 89,999 shekels ($27,414) per month.

The average gross monthly salary for tax calculations paid to other Supreme Court justices is 85,334 shekels ($25,993) per month, and the salary paid to Judge Daphna Blatman Kedrai, who runs the Judges Training Institute, is 76,000 shekels ($23,150) per month.

The average salary earned by District Court judges is 68,000 shekels ($20,713) per month, and their senior judges earn 78,000 shekels ($23,759) per month.

Magistrates Court judges earnings are 53,360 shekels ($16,253) per month, while their senior judges gross approximately 66,000 shekels ($20,104) per month.



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