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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

40,640

Salary Range

$58,390 - $99,020

Elementary school teachers have a salary range between $58,390 to $99,020 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
Vineland, Bridgeton 630 $65,190
Ocean City 360 $70,480
Trenton 2,110 $71,870
Atlantic City, Hammonton 1,440 $75,240

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

Total Employed

2,610

Salary Range

$50,750 - $170,920

English teachers have a salary range between $50,750 to $170,920 a year in New Jersey, with over 2,610 employed in the state. See details on how to become an english teacher.

Learn how to become a high school teacher.

Total Employed

30,230

Salary Range

$62,490 - $105,550

As a high school teacher in New Jersey you can expect to make between $62,490 - $105,550. There are around thirty thousand employed high school teachers. Take the next step and learn to how to become a high school teacher.

High School Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlantic City, Hammonton 890 $76,850
Vineland, Bridgeton 670 $71,350
Ocean City 230 $82,410
Trenton 1,180 $75,900

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

Learn how to become a history teacher.

Total Employed

710

Salary Range

$55,460 - $164,010

In New Jersey, a history teacher's salary may range from $55,460 to $164,010. There are around 710 employed history teachers. Get more information about becoming a history teacher.

Total Employed

5,290

Salary Range

$55,940 - $96,800

Kindergarten teachers in New Jersey, can earn between $55,940 to $96,800 a year. There are around five thousand employed kindergarten teachers. Read about what it takes to become a kindergarten teacher.

Kindergarten Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Vineland, Bridgeton 60 $64,100
Ocean City 40 $69,690
Trenton 260 $69,520
Atlantic City, Hammonton 180 $70,790

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

Math teacher requirements vary by state

Total Employed

104,230

Salary Range

- - $105,550

As a math teacher in New Jersey you can expect to make between - - $105,550. 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
Trenton 110 -

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

Students run on a basketball court in PE class

Total Employed

8,180

Salary Range

$30,240 - $89,570

P.e. teachers have a salary range between $30,240 to $89,570 a year in New Jersey. New Jersey is home to about eight thousand p.e. teachers. See our guide on how to become a p.e. teacher.

Coaches and Scouts
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Atlantic City, Hammonton 60 $54,230
Trenton 550 $59,060

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

Total Employed

16,420

Salary Range

$26,450 - $75,500

In New Jersey, a preschool teacher's salary may range from $26,450 to $75,500, with over 16,420 employed in the state. See details on how to become a preschool teacher.

Preschool Teachers
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Ocean City 80 $42,340
Atlantic City, Hammonton 560 $39,050
Vineland, Bridgeton 320 $55,430
Trenton 1,030 $40,800

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

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Total Employed

11,130

Salary Range

$44,430 - $168,650

As a school administrator in New Jersey you can expect to make between $44,430 - $168,650. New Jersey is home to about eleven 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
Atlantic City, Hammonton 30 $55,880
Vineland, Bridgeton 30 $72,470
Trenton 120 $65,270

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
Ocean City 70 $122,140
Trenton 420 $138,320
Atlantic City, Hammonton 240 $122,470
Vineland, Bridgeton 160 $114,980

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

7,010

Salary Range

$57,350 - $103,040

School counselors in New Jersey, can earn between $57,350 to $103,040 a year, with over 7,010 employed in the state. See our guide on how to become a school counselor.

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Ocean City 40 $79,930
Trenton 290 $74,450
Atlantic City, Hammonton 210 $78,040
Vineland, Bridgeton 140 $72,350

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

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Total Employed

12,420

Salary Range

$57,220 - $99,170

In New Jersey, a special education teacher's salary may range from $57,220 to $99,170. New Jersey is home to about twelve thousand special education teachers. Interested in becoming a special education teacher?

Special Education Teachers (Kindergarten and Elementary School)
AreaTotal EmploymentSalary
Trenton 560 $70,740
Atlantic City, Hammonton 430 $75,850
Vineland, Bridgeton 170 $63,220
Ocean City 120 $69,460

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

Largest School Districts in New Jersey

School District Schools Teachers
Newark Public Schools 73 3,057
Jersey City Public Schools 38 2,400
Paterson Public Schools 48 2,182
Elizabeth Public Schools 34 2,084
Toms River Regional Schools 18 1,179
Trenton Public Schools 23 1,149
Woodbridge Township School District 24 1,131
Edison Township Public Schools 19 1,101
Camden City School District 26 1,092
Passaic City School District 16 1,082
Hamilton Township School District 23 979
East Orange School District 20 924
Cherry Hill Public Schools 19 878
Vineland Public Schools 17 855
Clifton Public Schools 17 832
Freehold Regional High School District 6 776
Brick Public Schools 12 768
Perth Amboy Public Schools 11 766
Middletown Township Public School District 17 761
Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District 11 760
New Brunswick Public Schools 10 744
West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District 10 741
Atlantic City School District 11 714
Union Beach School District 13 707
Old Bridge Township Public Schools 15 697
Bayonne Board of Education 12 685
Wayne Public Schools 14 682
Washington Township Public School District 11 675
East Brunswick Public Schools 11 671
Jackson School District (New Jersey) 10 670
Hillsborough Township School District 9 662
Franklin Township Public Schools 9 659
South Brunswick Public Schools 10 650
Parsippany-Troy Hills School District 14 619
Union Township School District 11 613
West Orange Public Schools 11 610
Egg Harbor Township Schools 7 602
Plainfield Public School District 15 602
Lenape Regional High School District 4 601
North Bergen School District 7 575
Howell Township Public Schools 12 572
Montclair Public Schools 11 560
West New York Town School District 9 559
South Orange-Maplewood School District 9 545
Irvington Public Schools 12 530
Bridgeton Public Schools 8 525
Piscataway Township School District 10 524
Long Branch Public Schools 9 518
Gloucester Township Public Schools 11 518
Linden Public Schools 11 505

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

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