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 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 Secondary School Special Education Teachers in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,690
25th Percentile Wage
$60,230
50th Percentile Wage
$73,960
75th Percentile Wage
$91,230
90th Percentile Wage
$102,940

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 $102,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,690.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,960
2.35% 8.57%
2016
$72,220
2.45% -
2015
$70,450
0.57% -
2014
$70,050
2.36% -
2013
$68,400
1.14% -
2012
$67,620
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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 $65,620 to $81,090. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in New Jersey is Ocean City with a median annual salary of $81,090. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Trenton-Ewing (mean annual salary $80,650). The lowest paying area is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $65,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ocean City
$81,090
Trenton-Ewing
$80,650
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$72,630
Edison-New Brunswick
$71,170
Camden
$70,780
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$69,920
Wilmington
$65,620




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