New Jersey Math Teacher Salary Expectations

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It has been found by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development that in 2012 the average of math teacher salaries in New Jersey was $85,770. The median was 5.7% less at $80,900. Salaries at the 25th percentile averaged $60,670, which were likely entry-level. Salaries at the 75th percentile, which were likely experienced-level, averaged $104,310. This was a difference of nearly 42%. There was, however, a noticeable difference in salaries by location, as can be seen below:

Newark/Union

  • Average: $90,070
  • 25th Percentile: $61,380
  • Median: $83,210
  • 75th Percentile: $110,920

Edison

  • Average: $84,650
  • 25th Percentile: $66,260
  • Median: $84,260
  • 75th Percentile: $103,990

Mercer County

(Trenton, Hamilton Township)

  • Average: $100,810
  • 25th Percentile: $65,320
  • Median: $86,690
  • 75th Percentile: $111,370

The U.S. Department of Labor provided the table below of math teacher salaries across New Jersey:

Area name
Employment
Annual median wage
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton PA-NJ
230
71700
Camden NJ Metropolitan Division
150
81250
Edison-New Brunswick NJ Metropolitan Division
340
72810
Newark-Union NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
450
84190
New York-White Plains-Wayne NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
2520
96040
Trenton-Ewing NJ
80
Estimate Not Released
Wilmington DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division
160
67730