Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,030
25th Percentile Wage
$59,050
50th Percentile Wage
$72,220
75th Percentile Wage
$90,270
90th Percentile Wage
$101,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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 $101,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,030.

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 secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201672,2202.45%6.37%
201570,4500.57%-
201470,0502.36%-
201368,4001.14%-
201267,620--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in state of New Jersey ranges from $60,860 to $79,140. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in New Jersey is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $79,140. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Ocean City (mean annual salary $76,940). The lowest paying area is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $60,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Trenton-Ewing
$79,140
Ocean City
$76,940
Edison-New Brunswick
$71,170
Camden
$69,000
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$67,910
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$67,420
Wilmington
$60,860


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