Middle School Teachers in New Jersey
Get the information you need to know about working as a Middle School Teacher.
You’re in luck! Jobs for Middle School Teachers in New Jersey are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Middle School Teachers in New Jersey is growing slower than average.
Middle School Teachers in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Middle School Teachers Work in New Jersey?
In 2018, there were 24,980 Middle School Teachers working in the state.
There were 24,670 Middle School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 310 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 8,180 Middle School Teachers working in it, which means New Jersey has more Middle School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for New Jersey
Jobs for Middle School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 2.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.
New Jersey Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 1,930 annual job openings, and 27,100 total jobs in 2026 for Middle School Teachers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 50,500 annual jobs and 677,700 total jobs in 2026.
What do Middle School Teachers Make in New Jersey?
In 2018 wages for Middle School Teachers ranged from $53,180 to $99,050 with $69,710 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top New Jersey Metros for Middle School Teachers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Middle School Teachers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||46,080||$79,640|
|Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ||580||$69,520|
|Ocean City, NJ||210||$73,440|
Top States for Middle School Teachers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Middle School Teachers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Middle School Teachers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$71,640|
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What Major Will Prepare You For a Middle 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
- Image Credit: By Aparajita Datta under License
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