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Teacher Assistant Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for teacher assistants in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of teacher assistants amongst 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 Teacher Assistants in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,820
25th Percentile Wage
$20,900
50th Percentile Wage
$25,870
75th Percentile Wage
$32,680
90th Percentile Wage
$40,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $40,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $25,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,820.

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 teacher assistants 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 teacher assistants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201625,8701.82%5.06%
201525,4002.56%-
201424,750-1.94%-
201325,2302.66%-
201224,560--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Teacher Assistants in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of New Jersey ranges from $19,640 to $28,340. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in New Jersey is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $28,340. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Atlantic City-Hammonton (mean annual salary $28,060). The lowest paying area is Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton with a median annual salary of $19,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wilmington
$28,340
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$28,060
Trenton-Ewing
$26,710
Edison-New Brunswick
$24,490
Camden
$24,400
Ocean City
$21,290
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$19,640


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