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Substitute Teacher Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for substitute teachers in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of substitute 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 Substitute Teachers in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,840
25th Percentile Wage
$25,900
50th Percentile Wage
$28,460
75th Percentile Wage
$31,070
90th Percentile Wage
$37,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for substitute 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 $37,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of substitute teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$28,460
0.00% 1.79%
2016
$28,460
3.23% -
2015
$27,540
-0.54% -
2014
$27,690
-0.04% -
2013
$27,700
-0.90% -
2012
$27,950
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Substitute Teachers in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of substitute teachers in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of substitute teachers in state of New Jersey ranges from $23,340 to $29,020. The highest paying area for substitute teachers in New Jersey is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $29,020. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Ocean City (mean annual salary $28,210). The lowest paying area is Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton with a median annual salary of $23,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wilmington
$29,020
Ocean City
$28,210
Camden
$27,970
Trenton-Ewing
$27,750
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$27,220
Edison-New Brunswick
$26,830
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$23,340




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