Brigantine Teachers: 6th Highest Paid in New Jersey

It’s been reported by NJ.com that Brigantine has the 6th highest paid teachers in New Jersey. This comes on the heels of news revealed last week, that the Brigantine School District may have received pre-school funding using an error-prone application.

Note: the term ‘median’ means half of the teachers get paid higher, the other half gets paid lower. The salaries below are median.

Brigantine – highest cost per student in Atlantic County: $23,000. It was $21,000 in 2016.

Click here to see: 2017 Brigantine School Salary Chart

Enrollment in Brigantine’s elementary and middle schools is declining fast. Defending the need for 2 schools, with 2 separate staffs, becoming more difficult to defend. It’s easy to see why the Brigantine School District, Mayor Guenther, and Councilmen Simpson & Sera were caught up in that Sea-Tots issue.

  • 663 students in 2015
  • 611 students in 2016
  • 535 students in 2018

Click here to see: 2017 Brigantine School Salary Chart


Here are the top 20 NJ school districts, that pay the best.

#20. Carlstadt-East Rutherford Regional School District

Median teacher salary: $87,502

#19. High Point Regional School District

Median teacher salary: $87,639

#18. Closter Public Schools

Median teacher salary: $87,760

#17. Mainland Regional School District 

Median teacher salary: $87,851

#16. Ventnor City School District

Median teacher salary: $87,950

#15. Wallkill Valley Regional School District 

Median teacher salary: $88,003

#14. West Orange Public Schools 

Median teacher salary: $88,579

#13. Hackensack Public Schools 

Median teacher salary: $88,610

#12. Stone Harbor School District

Median teacher salary: $88,616

#11. Pascack Valley Regional High School District

Median teacher salary: $89,250

#10. East Rutherford School District

Median teacher salary: $89,662

#9. East Orange School District

Median teacher salary: $89,853

#8. Ocean City School District 

Median teacher salary: $89,898

#7. Mercer County Special Services School District

Median teacher salary: $89,925

#6. Brigantine Public Schools

Median teacher salary: $91,899

#5. Margate City School District 

Median teacher salary: $93,275

#4. Passaic County Vocational School District

Median teacher salary: $95,549

#3. Atlantic City School District

Median teacher salary: $96,488

#2. Edison Township Public Schools

Median teacher salary: $96,650

#1. Northern Valley Regional High School District

Median teacher salary: $108,867