Child, Family, and School Social Worker Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for child, family, and school social workers in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of child, family, and school social workers amongst New Jersey cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Child, Family, and School Social Workers in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,900
25th Percentile Wage
$50,830
50th Percentile Wage
$62,690
75th Percentile Wage
$80,490
90th Percentile Wage
$98,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for child, family, and school social workers in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of child, family, and school social workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,690
7.27% 8.42%
2016
$58,130
0.65% -
2015
$57,750
2.04% -
2014
$56,570
-3.55% -
2013
$58,580
2.00% -
2012
$57,410
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Child, Family, and School Social Workers in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of child, family, and school social workers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of child, family, and school social workers in state of New Jersey ranges from $38,930 to $64,050. The highest paying area for child, family, and school social workers in New Jersey is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $64,050. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Camden (mean annual salary $61,920). The lowest paying area is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $38,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Trenton-Ewing
$64,050
Camden
$61,920
Ocean City
$59,130
Edison-New Brunswick
$57,350
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$57,300
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$51,630
Wilmington
$38,930




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