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Counter and Rental Clerks in New Jersey

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Counter and Rental Clerks in New Jersey

Considering a career as a Counter and Rental Clerk in New Jersey?

8.6% Jobs Projection
$30,720 Median Salary
1,360 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Counter and Rental Clerks in New Jersey are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Counter and Rental Clerks in New Jersey is growing faster than average.

  • Counter and Rental Clerks in New Jersey earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Counter and Rental Clerks Work in New Jersey?

7,970 people worked as Counter and Rental Clerks in 2018 in this state.

There were 9,660 Counter and Rental Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 1,690 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 5,010 Counter and Rental Clerks working in it, which means New Jersey has more Counter and Rental Clerks than average.


Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Counter and Rental Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 8.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.5%.


New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,360 annual job openings, and a total of 10,580 jobs for New Jersey Counter and Rental Clerks in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 61,800 annual jobs and 483,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Counter and Rental Clerks Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Counter and Rental Clerks ranged from $19,440 to $62,460 with $30,720 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.34 to $30.03. The median hourly rate was $14.77.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $13.64 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.13.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New Jersey Metros for Counter and Rental Clerks

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Counter and Rental Clerks.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 19,620 $27,730
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5,220 $29,290
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 790 $27,370
Trenton, NJ 410 $35,710
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 230 $33,190
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ 170 $38,120
Ocean City, NJ 140 $29,240

Top States for Counter and Rental Clerks Employment

The table below shows the states where most Counter and Rental Clerks work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 85,960 $29,560
Texas 45,180 $25,980
Florida 25,690 $26,090
New York 20,500 $27,470
Colorado 13,390 $32,700
Virginia 12,930 $28,550
Ohio 12,660 $24,570
Georgia 11,730 $26,240
Michigan 11,610 $24,780
North Carolina 11,590 $25,080
Pennsylvania 11,540 $26,340
Illinois 11,110 $23,170
Washington 10,720 $31,930
Maryland 9,620 $31,520
Indiana 8,740 $25,260
New Jersey 7,970 $30,720
Arizona 7,610 $24,250
Alabama 7,020 $25,100
Tennessee 6,860 $23,770
Massachusetts 6,550 $31,280

Below are the states where Counter and Rental Clerks get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Hampshire $33,080
Colorado $32,700
Vermont $32,510
Washington $31,930
Delaware $31,930
Rhode Island $31,820
North Dakota $31,560
Maryland $31,520
Massachusetts $31,280
New Jersey $30,720

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