Average Weekly Wage of New Jersey
Updated on July 21, 2021.

According to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average weekly wage of New Jersey in the fourth quarter of 2020 was $1,517; it increased by $188 compared to the third quarter of 2020, and increased by $185 compared to the fourth quarter of 2019.

The chart and table below shows the quarterly average weekly wages of New Jersey from 2002 Q1 to 2020 Q4. You can also find links at the bottom of this page for the average weekly wages for each US state.

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Year Quarter Avg. Weekly Wages ($)
2,002 Q1 910
2,002 Q2 828
2,002 Q3 823
2,002 Q4 914
2,003 Q1 915
2,003 Q2 851
2,003 Q3 852
2,003 Q4 947
2,004 Q1 946
2,004 Q2 871
2,004 Q3 877
2,004 Q4 1,003
2,005 Q1 964
2,005 Q2 902
2,005 Q3 928
2,005 Q4 1,011
2,006 Q1 1,039
2,006 Q2 948
2,006 Q3 931
2,006 Q4 1,055
2,007 Q1 1,097
2,007 Q2 988
2,007 Q3 966
2,007 Q4 1,092
2,008 Q1 1,132
2,008 Q2 1,004
2,008 Q3 991
2,008 Q4 1,125
2,009 Q1 1,101
2,009 Q2 1,002
2,009 Q3 996
2,009 Q4 1,144
2,010 Q1 1,121
2,010 Q2 1,029
2,010 Q3 1,025
2,010 Q4 1,162
2,011 Q1 1,160
2,011 Q2 1,056
2,011 Q3 1,072
2,011 Q4 1,139
2,012 Q1 1,227
2,012 Q2 1,057
2,012 Q3 1,054
2,012 Q4 1,173
2,013 Q1 1,236
2,013 Q2 1,084
2,013 Q3 1,069
2,013 Q4 1,187
2,014 Q1 1,264
2,014 Q2 1,097
2,014 Q3 1,088
2,014 Q4 1,214
2,015 Q1 1,290
2,015 Q2 1,128
2,015 Q3 1,117
2,015 Q4 1,263
2,016 Q1 1,269
2,016 Q2 1,147
2,016 Q3 1,174
2,016 Q4 1,240
2,017 Q1 1,333
2,017 Q2 1,174
2,017 Q3 1,157
2,017 Q4 1,264
2,018 Q1 1,375
2,018 Q2 1,200
2,018 Q3 1,182
2,018 Q4 1,299
2,019 Q1 1,400
2,019 Q2 1,236
2,019 Q3 1,216
2,019 Q4 1,332
2,020 Q1 1,456
2,020 Q2 1,375
2,020 Q3 1,329
2,020 Q4 1,517

Trend of Average Weekly Wages for counties in New Jersey

Use the links below to find the historical trend of average weekly wages for counties in New Jersey.