Municipal Salary Report

Municipal Positions' Salaries

The latest version of the New Jersey Municipal Salary Report includes salaries for over 40 municipal positions. This is a digital publication that includes an Excel Spreadsheet of the data, as well as a report of countywide comparisons for each position in PDF format. The data included was gathered from a recent survey conducted by the League, to which 329 municipalities responded.

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Municipal Salary Survey 2017 Cover Photo

Positions included in 2017 report:

  • Mayor
  • Council President
  • Deputy/Vice Mayor
  • Governing Body Members
  • Municipal Attorneys
  • Municipal Engineers
  • Managers/Administrators
  • Municipal Clerks
  • Deputy Clerk
  • Tax Assessor
  • Tax Collector
  • Treasurer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Municipal Judge
  • Municipal Court Administrator
  • Health Officer
  • Sanitarian
  • Construction Code Official
  • Building Sub-Code Official
  • Plumbing Sub-Code Official


  • Electrical Sub-Code Official
  • Fire Sub-Code Official
  • Purchasing
  • Crossing Guards
  • Public Works
  • Recycling
  • Sewers
  • Water
  • Roads
  • Welfare
  • Recreation
  • Land Use Planning
  • Public Safety Directors
  • Chief of Police
  • Deputy Chief
  • Police Captain
  • Police Lieutenant
  • Police Sergeant
  • Detective
  • Patrolmen


Municipalities included in 2017 report:

  • Aberdeen Monmouth
  • Absecon, Atlantic
  • Alexandria, Hunterdon
  • Allendale, Bergen
  • Allenhurst, Monmouth
  • Alloway, Salem
  • Alpha, Warren
  • Alpine, Bergen
  • Andover Borough, Sussex
  • Andover Township, Sussex
  • Audubon, Camden
  • Avalon, Cape May
  • Avon-By-The-Sea, Monmouth
  • Barnegat, Ocean
  • Barnegat Light, Ocean
  • Bay Head Borough, Ocean
  • Beach Haven, Ocean
  • Beachwood, Ocean
  • Bedminister, Somerset
  • Belmar, Monmouth
  • Belvidere, Warren
  • Berkeley, Ocean
  • Berkeley Heights, Union
  • Bernards, Somerset
  • Bernardsville, Somerset
  • Bethelehem, Hunterdon
  • Blairstown, Warren
  • Boonton Town, Morris
  • Boonton Township, Morris
  • Bradley Beach, Monmouth
  • Branchburg Borough, Sussex
  • Branchburg Township, Somerset
  • Branchville, Sussex
  • Brick, Ocean
  • Bridgeton, Cumberland
  • Bridgewater, Somerset
  • Brielle, Monmouth
  • Brigantine Beach, Atlantic
  • Brooklawn, Camden
  • Buena, Atlantic
  • Buena Vista, Atlantic
  • Burlington City, Burlington
  • Burlington Township, Burlington
  • Butler, Morris
  • Byram, Sussex
  • Caldwell, Essex
  • Califon, Hunterdon
  • Camden, Camden
  • Cape May, Cape May
  • Cape May Point, Cape May
  • Carlstadt, Bergen
  • Carneys Point, Salem
  • Carteret, Middlesex
  • Cedar Grove, Essex
  • Chatham Borough, Morris
  • Chesilhurst, Camden
  • Chester Borough, Morris
  • Chester Township, Morris
  • Cinnaminson, Burlington
  • Clark, Union
  • Clementon, Camden
  • Clifton, Passaic
  • Clinton Town, Hunterdon
  • Clinton Township, Hunterdon
  • Closter, Bergen
  • Commercial, Cumberland
  • Corbin, Atlantic
  • Cranbury, Middlesex
  • Cranford, Union
  • Cresskill, Bergen
  • Deal, Monmouth
  • Deerfield, Cumberland
  • Demarest, Bergen
  • Dennis, Cape May
  • Denville Township, Morris
  • Deptford, Gloucester
  • Downe, Cumberland
  • Dumont, Bergen
  • Eagleswood, Ocean
  • East Amwell, Hunterdon
  • East Brunswick, Middlesex
  • East Hanover, Morris
  • East Newark, Hudson
  • East Orange City, Essex
  • East Rutherford, Bergen
  • Eastampton, Burlington
  • Egg Harbor City, Atlantic
  • Egg HarborTownship, Atlantic
  • Elizabeth, Union
  • Elmer, Salem
  • Elmwood Park, Bergen
  • Emerson, Bergen
  • Englewood Cliffs, Bergen
  • Englishtown, Monmouth
  • Estell Manor, Atlantic
  • Evesham Township, Burlington
  • Ewing, Mercer
  • Fair Haven, Monmouth
  • Far Hills, Somerset
  • Farmingdale, Monmouth
  • Flemington, Hunterdon
  • Florence, Burlington
  • Folsom, Atlantic
  • Fort Lee, Bergen
  • Franklin Borough, Sussex
  • Franklin Lakes, Bergen
  • Franklin Township, Warren
  • Franklin Township, Somerset
  • Franklin Township, Hunterdon
  • Freehold Township, Monmouth
  • Frelinghuysen, Warren
  • Frenchtown, Hunterdon
  • Galloway, Atlantic
  • Garfield, Bergen
  • Garwood, Union
  • Glassboro, Gloucester
  • Glen Gardner, Hunterdon
  • Glen Ridge, Essex
  • Green, Sussex
  • Greenwich Township, Gloucester
  • Guttenberg, Hudson
  • Hackensack, Bergen
  • Haddon, Camden
  • Haddon Heights, Camden
  • Haddonfield, Camden
  • Hainesport, Burlington
  • Haledon, Passaic
  • Hamilton Township, Atlantic
  • Hamilton Township, Mercer
  • Hampton Borough, Hunterdon
  • Hampton Township, Sussex
  • Hanover, Morris
  • Harding, Morris
  • Hardwick, Warren
  • Hardyston, Sussex
  • Harrison Township, Gloucester
  • Hasbrouck Heights, Bergen
  • Hawthorne, Passaic
  • Hazlet, Monmouth
  • Helmetta, Middlesex
  • High Bridge, Hunterdon
  • Highlands, Monmouth
  • Hightstown, Mercer
  • Hillsdale, Bergen
  • Hillside, Union
  • Holland, Hunterdon
  • Hopatcong, Sussex
  • Hope, Warren
  • Hopewell Township, Mercer
  • Howell, Monmouth
  • Independence, Warren
  • Jackson, Ocean
  • Jamesburg, Middlesex
  • Jefferson, Morris
  • Kenilworth, Union
  • Keyport, Monmouth
  • Kingwood, Hunterdon
  • Kinnelon, Morris
  • Knowlton, Warren
  • Lacey, Ocean
  • Lafayette, Sussex
  • Lakewood, Ocean
  • Lambertville, Hunterdon
  • Laurel Springs, Camden
  • Lawrence Township, Cumberland
  • Lebanon Borough, Hunterdon
  • Lebanon Township, Hunterdon
  • Liberty, Warren
  • Linden, Union
  • Linwood, Atlantic
  • Little Ferry, Bergen
  • Little Silver, Monmouth
  • Lodi, Bergen
  • Long Beach, Ocean
  • Long Branch, Monmouth
  • Long Hill, Morris
  • Longport, Atlantic
  • Lumberton, Burlington
  • Madison, Morris
  • Manalapan, Monmouth
  • Manasquan, Monmouth
  • Manchester, Ocean
  • Mannington, Salem
  • Mansfield Township, Warren
  • Mansfield Township, Burlington
  • Manville, Somerset
  • Maple Shade, Burlington
  • Maplewood, Essex
  • Margate, Atlantic
  • Marlboro, Monmouth
  • Matawan, Monmouth
  • Maurice River, Cumberland
  • Maywood, Bergen
  • Medford, Burlington
  • Mendham Borough, Morris
  • Mendham Township, Morris
  • Merchantville, Camden
  • Metuchen, Middlesex
  • Middle Towbnship, Cape May
  • Midland Park, Bergen
  • Milford, Hunterdon
  • Millstone Township, Monmouth
  • Milltown, Middlesex
  • Mine Hill, Morris
  • Monroe Township, Gloucester
  • Montague, Sussex
  • Montgomery, Somerset
  • Montville, Morris
  • Moonachie, Bergen
  • Moorestown, Burlington
  • Morris, Morris
  • Morristown, Morris
  • Mount Olive, Morris
  • Mountain Lakes, Morris
  • Mullica, Atlantic
  • Neptune, Monmouth
  • Netcong, Morris
  • New Milford, Bergen
  • New Providence, Union
  • Newark, Essex
  • Newton, Sussex
  • North Arlington, Bergen
  • North Brunswick, Middlesex
  • North Caldwell, Essex
  • North Wildwood, Cape May
  • Northfield, Atlantic
  • Northvale, Bergen
  • Nutley, Essex
  • Oakland, Bergen
  • Oaklyn, Camden
  • Ocean Gate, Ocean
  • Ocean Township, Monmouth
  • Ocean Township, Ocean
  • Oceanport, Monmouth
  • Ogdensburg, Sussex
  • Old Tappan, Bergen
  • Palisades Park, Bergen
  • Palmyra, Burlington
  • Paramus, Bergen
  • Parsippany-Troy-Hills, Morris
  • Paterson, Passaic
  • Paulsboro, Gloucester
  • Peapack-Gladstone, Somerset
  • Pemberton Township, Burlington
  • Pennington, Mercer
  • Pennsauken, Camden
  • Pennsville, Salem
  • Pequannock, Morris
  • Perth Amboy, Middlesex
  • Phillipsburg, Warren
  • Pine Beach, Ocean
  • Pine Valley, Camden
  • Piscataway, Middlesex
  • Pitman, Gloucester
  • Pittsgrove, Salem
  • Plainsboro, Middlesex
  • Pleasantville, Atlantic
  • Plumsted, Ocean
  • Point Pleasant, Ocean
  • Point Pleasant Beach, Ocean
  • Port Republic City, Atlantic
  • Princeton, Mercer
  • Quinton, Salem
  • Randolph, Morris
  • Ridgefield, Bergen
  • Ridgefield Park, Bergen
  • Ringwood, Bergen
  • River Edge, Bergen
  • River Vale, Bergen
  • Riverdale, Morris
  • Riverton, Burlington
  • Rochelle Park, Bergen
  • Rockaway Borough, Morris
  • Rockaway Township, Morris
  • Roseland, Essex
  • Roselle, Union
  • Saddle Brook, Bergen
  • Saddle River, Bergen
  • Salem, Salem
  • Sandyston, Sussex
  • Sayreville, Middlesex
  • Sea Bright, Monmouth
  • Secaucus, Hudson
  • Shamong, Burlington
  • Ship Bottom, Ocean
  • Shrewsbury Borough, Monmouth
  • Shrewsbury Township, Monmouth
  • Somerville, Somerset
  • South Bound Brook, Somerset
  • South Brunswick, Middlesex
  • South Hackensack, Bergen
  • South Harrison, Gloucester
  • South Plainfield, Middlesex
  • South River, Middlesex
  • South Toms River, Ocean
  • Southampton, Burlington
  • Sparta, Sussex
  • Spotswood, Middlesex
  • Spring Lake, Monmouth
  • Spring Lake Heights, Monmouth
  • Springfield Township, Burlington
  • Springfield Township, Union
  • Stafford, Ocean
  • Stanhope, Sussex
  • Stillwater, Sussex
  • Stone Harbor, Cape May
  • Summit, Union
  • Sussex, Sussex
  • Swedesboro, Gloucester
  • Tabernacle, Burlington
  • Teaneck, Bergen
  • Tenafly, Bergen
  • Tewksbury, Hunterdon
  • Toms River, Ocean
  • Tuckerton, Ocean
  • Union Beach, Monmouth
  • Union Township, Union
  • Upper Freehold, Monmouth
  • Upper Pittsgrove, Salem
  • Upper Saddle River, Bergen
  • Ventnor City, Atlantic
  • Vernon, Sussex
  • Verona, Essex
  • Victory Gardens, Morris
  • Vineland, Cumberland
  • Voorhees, Camden
  • Waldwick, Bergen
  • Wall, Monmouth
  • Wallington, Bergen
  • Wanaque, Passaic
  • Warren, Somerset
  • Washington Borough, Warren
  • Washington Township, Bergen
  • Washington Township, Morris
  • Washington Township, Burlington
  • Watchung, Somerset
  • Wenonah Borough, Gloucester
  • West Amwell, Hunterdon
  • West Caldwell, Essex
  • West Cape May, Cape May
  • West Deptford, Gloucester
  • West Milford, Passaic
  • West Orange, Essex
  • West Wildwood, Cape May
  • West Windsor, Mercer
  • Westfield, Union
  • Westville, Gloucester
  • Weymouth, Atlantic
  • Wharton, Morris
  • Wildwood, Cape May
  • Willingboro, Burlington
  • Winfield, Union
  • Winslow, Camden
  • Woodbine, Cape May
  • Woodbury, Gloucester
  • Woodcliff Lake, Bergen
  • Woodland, Burlington
  • Woodstown, Salem