Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,990
25th Percentile Wage
$56,480
50th Percentile Wage
$63,890
75th Percentile Wage
$79,930
90th Percentile Wage
$96,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education 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 $96,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,990.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,8901.85%3.04%
201562,7101.29%-
201461,9001.45%-
201361,000-1.56%-
201261,950--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of New Jersey ranges from $59,710 to $71,030. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in New Jersey is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $71,030. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Atlantic City-Hammonton (mean annual salary $65,420). The lowest paying area is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $59,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Trenton-Ewing
$71,030
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$65,420
Ocean City
$64,000
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$63,690
Edison-New Brunswick
$62,740
Camden
$62,150
Wilmington
$59,710


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