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Teacher Jobs in New Jersey

Teaching is a rewarding career at the preschool, elementary or secondary level for people who wish to share their knowledge and passion about the world with students. In New Jersey, teachers earn a starting salary of $48,631 - higher than the mean annual salary of the state. Regardless, the Department of Education still has a shortage of teachers in languages, STEM subjects, arts, and special education. Applicants are encouraged to apply with these subjects in mind, and also to apply to urban centers like Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, and Elizabeth.

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New Jersey Teacher Salary & Employment

Total Employed

44,410

Salary Range

$53,580 - $93,900

Elementary school teachers have a salary range between $53,580 to $93,900 a year in New Jersey. There are around forty thousand employed elementary school teachers. Read about what it takes to become an elementary school teacher.

Elementary School Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Newark, Union11,410$66,690
Edison, New Brunswick11,040$64,140
Camden5,520$64,120
Trenton, Ewing1,990$65,200
Atlantic City, Hammonton1,630$68,160
Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton760$61,820
Ocean City370$67,980

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Elementary School Teachers (SOC Code: 25-2021)

Total Employed

2,020

Salary Range

$52,480 - $139,100

English teachers have a salary range between $52,480 to $139,100 a year in New Jersey, with over 2,020 employed in the state. See details on how to become an english teacher.

English Language and Literature Teachers (College Professor)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Newark, Union950$79,830
Edison, New Brunswick380$88,490
Camden180$77,170

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for English Language and Literature Teachers (College Professor) (SOC Code: 25-1123)

Total Employed

33,900

Salary Range

$55,800 - $99,720

As a high school teacher in New Jersey you can expect to make between $55,800 - $99,720. There are around thirty three thousand employed high school teachers. Take the next step and learn to how to become a high school teacher.

High School Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Edison, New Brunswick9,980$69,880
Newark, Union8,030$71,480
Camden4,400$69,160
Trenton, Ewing1,740$68,780
Atlantic City, Hammonton1,130$68,240
Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton550$64,820
Ocean City370$64,360

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for High School Teachers (SOC Code: 25-2031)

Total Employed

610

Salary Range

$63,360 - $168,920

In New Jersey, a history teacher's salary may range from $63,360 to $168,920. There are around 610 employed history teachers. Get more information about becoming a history teacher.

History Teachers (College Professor)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Newark, Union240$89,740
Edison, New Brunswick120$105,960
Camden100$92,330
Trenton, Ewing60-

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for History Teachers (College Professor) (SOC Code: 25-1125)

Total Employed

5,270

Salary Range

$48,860 - $89,730

Kindergarten teachers in New Jersey, can earn between $48,860 to $89,730 a year. There are around five thousand employed kindergarten teachers. Read about what it takes to become a kindergarten teacher.

Kindergarten Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Newark, Union1,350$59,870
Edison, New Brunswick1,340$58,190
Camden670$58,400
Trenton, Ewing180$64,400
Atlantic City, Hammonton120$66,930
Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton110$60,010
Ocean City40$66,870

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Kindergarten Teachers (SOC Code: 25-2012)

Total Employed

107,930

Salary Range

$48,860 - $155,310

As a math teacher in New Jersey you can expect to make between $48,860 - $155,310. New Jersey is home to about ninety thousand math teachers. See our guide on how to become a math teacher.

Mathematical Science Teachers (College Professor)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Newark, Union450$92,250
Edison, New Brunswick340$93,150
Camden150$83,220
Trenton, Ewing80-

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Mathematical Science Teachers (College Professor) (SOC Code: 25-1022)

Total Employed

5,440

Salary Range

$26,170 - $71,270

P.e. teachers have a salary range between $26,170 to $71,270 a year in New Jersey. New Jersey is home to about five thousand p.e. teachers. See our guide on how to become a p.e. teacher.

Coaches and Scouts
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Newark, Union1,720$39,510
Edison, New Brunswick1,480$45,180
Camden510$48,070
Trenton, Ewing320$44,280
Atlantic City, Hammonton120$61,660
Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton60$43,320
Ocean City-$48,700

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Coaches and Scouts (SOC Code: 27-2022)

Total Employed

12,890

Salary Range

$24,960 - $59,400

In New Jersey, a preschool teacher's salary may range from $24,960 to $59,400, with over 12,890 employed in the state. See details on how to become a preschool teacher.

Preschool Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Edison, New Brunswick3,780$36,740
Newark, Union3,430$36,290
Camden1,470$34,770
Trenton, Ewing610$40,110
Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton250$45,200
Atlantic City, Hammonton230$37,290
Ocean City70$38,640

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Preschool Teachers (SOC Code: 25-2011)

Total Employed

10,290

Salary Range

$39,100 - $168,940

As a school administrator in New Jersey you can expect to make between $39,100 - $168,940. New Jersey is home to about ten thousand school administrators. Take the next step and learn to how to become a school administrator.

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Edison, New Brunswick480$61,500
Newark, Union470$78,910
Camden240$61,820
Trenton, Ewing100$67,720
Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton30$53,880

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program (SOC Code: 11-9031)

Education Administrators, Elementary, Middle, and High School
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Newark, Union2,190$130,920
Edison, New Brunswick2,110$121,240
Camden1,270$113,740
Trenton, Ewing440$125,600
Atlantic City, Hammonton280$117,990
Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton190$110,920
Ocean City90$113,460

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Education Administrators, Elementary, Middle, and High School (SOC Code: 11-9032)

Total Employed

5,930

Salary Range

$54,010 - $100,450

School counselors in New Jersey, can earn between $54,010 to $100,450 a year, with over 5,930 employed in the state. See our guide on how to become a school counselor.

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Newark, Union1,460$66,330
Edison, New Brunswick1,360$70,080
Camden950$70,120
Trenton, Ewing320$70,690
Atlantic City, Hammonton180$73,600
Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton160$66,600
Ocean City80$60,270

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors (SOC Code: 21-1012)

Total Employed

4,670

Salary Range

$52,310 - $94,810

School librarians have a salary range between $52,310 to $94,810 a year in New Jersey. New Jersey is home to about four thousand school librarians. Read about what it takes to become a school librarian.

Librarians
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Edison, New Brunswick1,370$65,560
Newark, Union1,130$67,090
Camden550$65,450
Trenton, Ewing280$66,240
Atlantic City, Hammonton110$57,590
Ocean City40$66,570
Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton40$65,290

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Librarians (SOC Code: 25-4021)

Total Employed

23,900

Salary Range

$52,720 - $95,840

In New Jersey, a special education teacher's salary may range from $52,720 to $95,840. New Jersey is home to about twenty three thousand special education teachers. Interested in becoming a special education teacher?

Special Education Teachers (Preschool)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Newark, Union240$64,810
Camden210$59,240
Edison, New Brunswick170$70,000

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Special Education Teachers (Preschool) (SOC Code: 25-2051)

Special Education Teachers (Kindergarten and Elementary School)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Newark, Union2,990$65,680
Edison, New Brunswick2,850$62,580
Camden1,730$62,700
Trenton, Ewing530$67,690
Atlantic City, Hammonton360$66,220
Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton310$55,240
Ocean City120$69,970

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Special Education Teachers (Kindergarten and Elementary School) (SOC Code: 25-2052)

Special Education Teachers (Middle School)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Edison, New Brunswick1,470$66,360
Newark, Union1,110$69,850
Camden1,010$64,420
Atlantic City, Hammonton190$63,190
Trenton, Ewing190$71,790
Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton110$63,010
Ocean City60$73,750

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Special Education Teachers (Middle School) (SOC Code: 25-2053)

Special Education Teachers (High School)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Edison, New Brunswick1,550$69,810
Newark, Union1,530$71,060
Camden990$67,490
Trenton, Ewing330$71,690
Atlantic City, Hammonton250$70,420
Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton170$66,030
Ocean City100$70,250

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Special Education Teachers (High School) (SOC Code: 25-2054)

Total Employed

23,640

Salary Range

$23,980 - $38,550

In New Jersey, a substitute teacher's salary may range from $23,980 to $38,550. New Jersey is home to about twenty three thousand substitute teachers. Read about what it takes to become a substitute teacher.

Substitute Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Newark, Union7,110$31,290
Camden5,840$30,760
Edison, New Brunswick4,420$26,800
Atlantic City, Hammonton650$29,640
Trenton, Ewing480$28,040
Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton290$29,580
Ocean City240$25,300

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Substitute Teachers (SOC Code: 25-3098)

Total Employed

50,190

Salary Range

$20,370 - $37,870

In New Jersey, a teaching assistant's salary may range from $20,370 to $37,870. There are around fifty thousand employed teaching assistants. Interested in becoming a teaching assistant?

Teacher Assistants
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Newark, Union12,970$26,300
Edison, New Brunswick11,850$26,870
Camden7,950$24,510
Trenton, Ewing2,440$29,090
Atlantic City, Hammonton1,480$26,940
Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton1,200$24,960
Ocean City530$24,250

Data taken from BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/oes/) for Teacher Assistants (SOC Code: 25-9041)

Largest School Districts in New Jersey

School DistrictSchoolsTeachers
Newark Public Schools733,057
Jersey City Public Schools382,400
Paterson Public Schools482,182
Elizabeth Public Schools342,084
Toms River Regional Schools181,179
Trenton Public Schools231,149
Woodbridge Township School District241,131
Edison Township Public Schools191,101
Camden City School District261,092
Passaic City School District161,082
Hamilton Township School District23979
East Orange School District20924
Cherry Hill Public Schools19878
Vineland Public Schools17855
Clifton Public Schools17832
Freehold Regional High School District6776
Brick Public Schools12768
Perth Amboy Public Schools11766
Middletown Township Public School District17761
Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District11760
New Brunswick Public Schools10744
West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District10741
Atlantic City School District11714
Union Beach School District13707
Old Bridge Township Public Schools15697
Bayonne Board of Education12685
Wayne Public Schools14682
Washington Township Public School District11675
East Brunswick Public Schools11671
Jackson School District (New Jersey)10670
Hillsborough Township School District9662
Franklin Township Public Schools9659
South Brunswick Public Schools10650
Parsippany-Troy Hills School District14619
Union Township School District11613
West Orange Public Schools11610
Egg Harbor Township Schools7602
Plainfield Public School District15602
Lenape Regional High School District4601
North Bergen School District7575
Howell Township Public Schools12572
Montclair Public Schools11560
West New York Town School District9559
South Orange-Maplewood School District9545
Irvington Public Schools12530
Bridgeton Public Schools8525
Piscataway Township School District10524
Long Branch Public Schools9518
Gloucester Township Public Schools11518
Linden Public Schools11505

Data obtained from the Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey 2014

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