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Education Administrators in New Jersey

Is New Jersey a good place for you to work as an Education Administrator?

10.7% Jobs Projection
$96,310 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Education Administrators in New Jersey is growing faster than average.

  • Education Administrators in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Education Administrators Work in New Jersey?

In 2018, there were 550 Education Administrators working in the state.

There were 590 Education Administrators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 390 Education Administrators working in it, which means New Jersey has more Education Administrators than average.


Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Education Administrators in this state are growing at a rate of 10.7% which is similar to nationwide projections.


New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 50 annual Education Administrators job openings in New Jersey, and 620 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,400 annual jobs and 42,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Education Administrators Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Education Administrators ranged from $61,700 to $142,100 with $96,310 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $29.67 to $68.32. The median hourly rate was $46.31.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $44.94 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.37.

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


Top New Jersey Metros for Education Administrators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Education Administrators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,100 $96,120
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 550 $80,820
Trenton, NJ 60 $112,810
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 60 $65,560

Top States for Education Administrators Employment

View the list below to see where most Education Administrators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,590 $84,450
Maryland 2,810 $102,900
New York 2,050 $0
Texas 1,980 $83,370
Illinois 1,720 $74,470
Florida 1,330 $80,610
Tennessee 1,320 $66,570
Virginia 1,280 $105,280
North Carolina 1,250 $76,800
Minnesota 1,130 $73,980
District of Columbia 940 $108,550
Pennsylvania 940 $73,500
Ohio 930 $85,640
Washington 900 $78,610
Arizona 850 $77,930
Michigan 830 $67,500
Alabama 620 $98,110
Kentucky 620 $77,020
New Jersey 550 $96,310
Colorado 540 $96,710

Below are the states where Education Administrators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $108,550
Virginia $105,280
Maryland $102,900
Rhode Island $101,870
Alabama $98,110
Colorado $96,710
New Jersey $96,310
Connecticut $95,270
Kansas $93,660
Massachusetts $93,500

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