Secondary School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education among New Jersey metropolitan areas 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 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,740
25th Percentile Wage
$60,390
50th Percentile Wage
$74,510
75th Percentile Wage
$92,020
90th Percentile Wage
$103,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,510
2.16% 10.78%
2016
$72,900
1.84% -
2015
$71,560
1.90% -
2014
$70,200
3.42% -
2013
$67,800
1.95% -
2012
$66,480
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in state of New Jersey ranges from $63,950 to $76,700. The highest paying area for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in New Jersey is Ocean City with a median annual salary of $76,700. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Trenton-Ewing (mean annual salary $74,850). The lowest paying area is Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton with a median annual salary of $63,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ocean City
$76,700
Trenton-Ewing
$74,850
Edison-New Brunswick
$72,160
Camden
$71,800
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$70,130
Wilmington
$66,370
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$63,950




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