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Payment and Reimbursement

A check will be mailed to you within two weeks of serving as a juror. You are only paid for days you are actually required to appear during your term of jury service.


Attendance payment
All jurors receive $50 per day for each day that they appear. Trial (petit) jurors recieve $60 per day after their 10th day of service. Grand jurors recieve $60 per day after their 45th day of service.


Transportation expenses
56 cents per mile for automobiles or 54 cents per mile for motorcycles (both effective January 1st, 2021) is paid round-trip from your home to the courthouse.
Mileage to the Seattle courthouse | Mileage to the Tacoma courthouse

Bus fare, ferry tickets, toll bridge and parking lot charges are fully reimbursed. Receipts are not required.
Parking near the Seattle courthouse | Parking near the Tacoma courthouse


Overnight expenses
Jurors living more than 60 miles away from the courthouse may qualify for hotel and meal expenses.