The average annual salary for all employees in New Jersey was $53,920, as of May 2014, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. In management occupations, employees in New Jersey earned an average of $138,750 per year.
Among other major categories of employment, business and financial operations workers made an average annual salary of $78,730 in New Jersey. Computer and mathematical jobs paid an average of $92,610 per year. In architectural and engineering roles, workers in New Jersey averaged $86,590 per year. In life, physical and social science occupations, the average annual salary was $80,300. Community and social service workers made $52,760 per year on average.