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Financial Managers in New Jersey

Considering a career as a Financial Manager in New Jersey?

16.7% Jobs Projection
$157,490 Median Salary
2,090 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Financial Managers in New Jersey is growing faster than average.

  • Financial Managers in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Financial Managers Work in New Jersey?

In New Jersey, there were 21,340 people working as Financial Managers in the year 2018.

There were 20,590 Financial Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 750 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Financial Managers in NJ Employment Trend

The typical state has 6,900 Financial Managers working in it, which means New Jersey has more Financial Managers than average.

Financial Managers in NJ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Financial Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 16.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 18.7%.

Job Projections for Financial Managers: Nation vs. NJ

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 2,090 annual job openings, and a total of 25,610 jobs for New Jersey Financial Managers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 56,900 annual jobs and 689,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Financial Managers Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Financial Managers ranged from $91,590 to $208,000 with $157,490 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $44.03 to $100. The median hourly rate was $75.72.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $75.28 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.44.

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

Financial Managers Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

Top New Jersey Metros for Financial Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Financial Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 52,350 $191,540
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 11,930 $149,740
Trenton, NJ 1,570 $137,790
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 840 $139,580
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 250 $124,360
Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ 100 $131,510
Ocean City, NJ 60 $115,180

Top States for Financial Managers Employment

View the list below to see where most Financial Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 81,350 $139,240
New York 42,460 $194,820
Illinois 40,040 $126,020
Texas 39,580 $129,320
Massachusetts 33,880 $130,180
Florida 29,050 $114,190
New Jersey 21,340 $157,490
Ohio 19,980 $118,100
Georgia 17,840 $127,830
Pennsylvania 17,730 $138,980
Tennessee 15,870 $95,970
Connecticut 15,750 $144,500
North Carolina 15,730 $131,610
Minnesota 15,610 $121,210
Virginia 15,180 $147,710
Michigan 14,760 $116,300
Washington 13,010 $123,430
Maryland 12,550 $137,820
Arizona 11,400 $103,910
Iowa 8,630 $100,280

Below are the states where Financial Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $194,820
New Jersey $157,490
Delaware $152,180
District of Columbia $150,550
Virginia $147,710
Colorado $146,000
Connecticut $144,500
California $139,240
Pennsylvania $138,980
Maryland $137,820


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