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NJ at a Glance

NJ at a Glance

Wages by Industry & Occupation

As of 2014, New Jerseyans have a median household income of $72,062 compared to the national median of $53,482 (United States Census Bureau). Here is a brief sampling of average salaries for occupations in New Jersey's key sectors:

  • Transportation and Warehousing Architectural Engineering Manager $150,866
  • Information Technology Web Developer $75,544
  • Financial/Insurance Credit Analyst $83,099
  • Microbiologists $81,481
  • Biomedical Engineers $104,144
  • Manufacturing Industrial Machinery Mechanic $52,151

What's more, the State of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development provides extensive employment and wage data for New Jersey.  In addition, you can visit the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics website to view the latest State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates for New Jersey.

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