Elementary School Teachers in New Jersey
Get the information you need to know about working as an Elementary School Teacher.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in New Jersey are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Elementary School Teachers in New Jersey is growing slower than average.
Elementary School Teachers in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Elementary School Teachers Work in New Jersey?
In 2018, there were 41,600 Elementary School Teachers working in the state.
There were 42,520 Elementary School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 920 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 19,150 Elementary School Teachers working in it, which means New Jersey has more Elementary School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for New Jersey
Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 1.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.
New Jersey Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 3,330 annual job openings, and 46,660 total jobs in 2026 for Elementary School Teachers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 112,800 annual jobs and 1,514,900 total jobs in 2026.
What do Elementary School Teachers Make in New Jersey?
In 2018 wages for Elementary School Teachers ranged from $51,710 to $98,440 with $67,160 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top New Jersey Metros for Elementary School Teachers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Elementary School Teachers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||86,140||$80,130|
|Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ||1,330||$75,950|
|Ocean City, NJ||330||$69,360|
Top States for Elementary School Teachers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Elementary School Teachers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Elementary School Teachers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$77,220|
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What Major Will Prepare You For an Elementary School Teacher Career?
- Teacher Education Grade Specific
- Teacher Education Subject Specific
- Teaching English or French
- Multilingual Education
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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