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20 Districts with the Highest-Paid Teachers in New Jersey; Ocean City On List

A few days after looking at the 20 school districts with the lowest-paid teachers, we bring you the districts that pay their teachers the highest average salaries in New Jersey.

20 Districts with the Highest-Paid Teachers in New Jersey; Ocean City On List

Earlier this week we  took a look at the 20 school districts with the lowest-paid teachers. Today we turn that list upside down and bring you the districts that pay their teachers the highest average salaries in New Jersey.

Northern Valley Regional in northeastern Bergen County tops the list with an average teacher salary of more than $90,000, or double the pay of the lowest-paid district. Ocean City is second.

We limited the list to public school districts with more than 400 students.

Data is from the 2011-2012 school year.

1. Northern Valley Regional (Bergen) $90,228

2. Ocean City (Cape May) $88,434

3. Carlstadt-East Rutherford (Bergen) $87,502

4. East Rutherford (Bergen) $86,624

5. Edison (Middlesex) $84,159

6. Margate (Atlantic) $83,820

7. East Orange (Essex) $83,418

8. Closter (Bergen) $82,558

9. Wallkill Valley Regional (Sussex) $82,475

10. High Point Regional (Sussex) $82,386

11. Teaneck (Bergen) $82,116

12. West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional (Mercer) $82,059

13. Hackensack (Bergen) $81,900

14. Pascack Valley Regional (Bergen) $81,832

15. Mainland Regional (Atlantic) $81,100

16. Trenton (Mercer) $80,886

17. Millburn (Essex) $80,774

18. Pemberton (Burlington) $80,579

19. River Dell Regional (Bergen) $79,564

20. Freehold Regional (Monmouth) $79,185


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