Average Teacher Salary in Union City

The average teacher salary in Union City is $61,411.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $36,910 $22,129 $27,284 $35,635 $45,676 $53,005
Kindergarten $65,316 $42,768 $50,620 $63,016 $80,145 $97,114
Elementary $65,560 $43,629 $50,796 $62,911 $79,664 $96,396
Middle school $68,670 $45,293 $52,590 $65,414 $83,773 $100,863
High school $70,601 $46,022 $53,967 $67,667 $86,098 $103,580

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,169
  • Full time teachers: 819
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 196
  • Instructional Coordinators: 25
  • Elementary Teachers: 341
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 33
  • Pre-K Teachers: 30
  • High School Teachers: 292
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 9,142

Financial Statistics for Union City

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $22,016,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $153,976,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $14,182,000
  • Total revenue: $190,174,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $88,506,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $90,228,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $40,224,000
  • Expenditures per student: $3,127,000
  • Total expenditures: $174,881,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $22,439,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $6,802,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $137,000

Information on Schools within Union City

Elementary Schools within the Union City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Hudson
167-19th St
Union City, NJ 7087
201-348-5915
  • Total: 515
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 64
13 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Jefferson
Corn Hollow Rd
Succasunna, NJ 7876
973-584-8955
  • Total: 469
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 105
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 93
14 to 1 33 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Robert Waters
2800 Summit Ave
Union City, NJ 7087
201-348-5925
  • Total: 1,113
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 127
  • 2nd grade: 132
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 131
  • 5th grade: 137
  • 6th grade: 108
  • 7th grade: 119
  • 8th grade: 97
12 to 1 92 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Roosevelt
811 St George Ave
Rahway, NJ 7065
732-396-1060
  • Total: 633
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 87
11 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sara M Gilmore
815-17th St
Union City, NJ 7087
201-348-5930
  • Total: 366
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 57
13 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Thomas A Edison
507 West St
Union City, NJ 7087
201-348-5965
  • Total: 1,234
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 140
  • 1st grade: 151
  • 2nd grade: 129
  • 3rd grade: 144
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 124
  • 6th grade: 129
  • 7th grade: 101
  • 8th grade: 113
12 to 1 107 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Union City Early Child
2200 Kennedy Blvd
Union City, NJ 7087
201-271-2265
  • Total: 311
  • Pre-k: 195
  • Kindergarten: 116
7 to 1 46 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
Veterans Memorial School
1401 Central Ave
Union City, NJ 7087
201-348-2732
  • Total: 434
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 45
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 58
12 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Washington
50l Washington Ave
Roselle, NJ 7203
908-298-2072
  • Total: 315
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 61
  • 6th grade: 63
  • 7th grade: 72
  • 8th grade: 66
12 to 1 26 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Woodrow Wilson
210 West Sylvania Ave
Neptune City, NJ 7753
732-775-5319
  • Total: 396
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 43
  • 6th grade: 33
  • 7th grade: 28
  • 8th grade: 40
12 to 1 34 Kindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Union City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Jose Marti Middle School
1800 Summit Ave
Union City, NJ 7087
201-348-5400
  • Total: 546
  • 6th grade: 162
  • 7th grade: 159
  • 8th grade: 179
11 to 1 49 6th Grade 8th Grade
Robert Waters
2800 Summit Ave
Union City, NJ 7087
201-348-5925
  • Total: 1,113
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 127
  • 2nd grade: 132
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 131
  • 5th grade: 137
  • 6th grade: 108
  • 7th grade: 119
  • 8th grade: 97
12 to 1 92 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Thomas A Edison
507 West St
Union City, NJ 7087
201-348-5965
  • Total: 1,234
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 140
  • 1st grade: 151
  • 2nd grade: 129
  • 3rd grade: 144
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 124
  • 6th grade: 129
  • 7th grade: 101
  • 8th grade: 113
12 to 1 107 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Woodrow Wilson
210 West Sylvania Ave
Neptune City, NJ 7753
732-775-5319
  • Total: 396
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 43
  • 6th grade: 33
  • 7th grade: 28
  • 8th grade: 40
12 to 1 34 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Union City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Emerson High
318 18th St
Union City, NJ 7087
201-348-5901
  • Total: 1,371
  • 9th grade: 378
  • 10th grade: 383
  • 11th grade: 291
  • 12th grade: 282
14 to 1 96 9th Grade 12th Grade
Union Hill High
3800 Hudson Ave
Union City, NJ 7087
201-348-5936
  • Total: 1,439
  • 9th grade: 413
  • 10th grade: 352
  • 11th grade: 298
  • 12th grade: 340
15 to 1 98 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,997
  • Median family income: $32,246
  • Median male income: $20,138
  • Median female income: $13,721
  • Median income of a renter: $27,747
  • Median income of a home owner: $47,403
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    6,115 3,860 3,135 2,225 895