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New Jersey Municipal Salary Report

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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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 Bor., Sussex
 Branchburg Twp., 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 Twp., 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 Twp., 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 Twp., Warren
 Franklin Twp., Somerset
 Franklin Twp., 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 Twp., Gloucester

 Guttenberg, Hudson
Hackensack, Bergen
 Haddon, Camden
Haddon Heights, Camden
Haddonfield, Camden
Hainesport, Burlington
Haledon, Passaic
Hamilton Twp., Atlantic
Hamilton Twp., 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 Twp., 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 Twp., Warren
Mansfield Twp., 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 Twp., Monmouth
Milltown, Middlesex
Mine Hill, Morris
Monroe Twp., 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 Twp., Burlington
Springfield Twp., 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 Twp., 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 Twp., Bergen
Washington Twp., Morris
Washington Twp., Burlington
Watchung, Somerset
Wenonah Bor., 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

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Updated 8/11/2017

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