Postsecondary Physics Teacher Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary physics teachers in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary physics teachers among 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 Physics Teachers in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,330
25th Percentile Wage
$69,620
50th Percentile Wage
$96,240
75th Percentile Wage
$140,770
90th Percentile Wage
$188,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary physics 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 $188,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $96,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$96,240
7.09% 1.19%
2016
$89,420
-0.87% -
2015
$90,200
0.58% -
2014
$89,680
-13.82% -
2013
$102,070
6.84% -
2012
$95,090
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Physics Teachers in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary physics teachers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary physics teachers in state of New Jersey ranges from $81,080 to $119,380. The highest paying area for postsecondary physics teachers in New Jersey is Edison-New Brunswick with a median annual salary of $119,380. The lowest paying area is Camden with a median annual salary of $81,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Edison-New Brunswick
$119,380
Camden
$81,080




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