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New Jersey Math Teacher Salary Expectations

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