The salary for a toll collector for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority ranges between $16,000 and $64,000 annually. Many toll collectors start out making about $12 per hour. This position usually starts off as a part-time position and advances from there.
Toll collectors, who start out working an average of 20 hours per week, have to be flexible and ready to rotate shifts and locations at any time. They must be high school graduates or have a GED. In addition to this, applicants must be able to pass a series of drug and criminal checks as well as a physical examination. Of the toll collectors in New Jersey, about 18 percent are women and 82 percent are men.