Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle 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 middle school special education teachers among New Jersey 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 Middle School Special Education Teachers in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,340
25th Percentile Wage
$57,200
50th Percentile Wage
$65,750
75th Percentile Wage
$82,360
90th Percentile Wage
$97,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle 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 $97,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,340.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of middle school special education teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$65,750
1.40% 6.68%
2016
$64,830
2.28% -
2015
$63,350
-0.39% -
2014
$63,600
1.38% -
2013
$62,720
2.17% -
2012
$61,360
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of New Jersey ranges from $62,430 to $79,560. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in New Jersey is Ocean City with a median annual salary of $79,560. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Trenton-Ewing (mean annual salary $72,050). The lowest paying area is Camden with a median annual salary of $62,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ocean City
$79,560
Trenton-Ewing
$72,050
Wilmington
$71,650
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$71,400
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$64,140
Edison-New Brunswick
$63,560
Camden
$62,430




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