Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers 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 Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,000
25th Percentile Wage
$50,300
50th Percentile Wage
$75,650
75th Percentile Wage
$121,380
90th Percentile Wage
$177,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $177,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,000.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,650
10.17% 8.34%
2016
$67,960
-4.00% -
2015
$70,680
4.02% -
2014
$67,840
-13.99% -
2013
$77,330
10.33% -
2012
$69,340
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in state of New Jersey ranges from $44,510 to $80,470. The highest paying area for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in New Jersey is Camden with a median annual salary of $80,470. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Edison-New Brunswick (mean annual salary $73,490). The lowest paying area is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $44,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Camden
$80,470
Edison-New Brunswick
$73,490
Trenton-Ewing
$44,510




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