A recent article in Patch focused on the salaries of teachers here in the Garden State. The highest paid teacher comes from right here in Ocean County! Check out the Top 10 list below:

  1. ALTIERO, ELYSIA, Christa McAuliffe Middle School, JACKSON TWP, OCEAN 187500
  2. ACQUAIRE, JOHN SHEA, RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ,RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN REG, MONMOUTH 133449
  3. REARDON, MICHEL SALAZAR, RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN REG, MONMOUTH 127777
  4. SALAZAR, SHARON BRYANT, RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN REG, MONMOUTH 127777
  5. LEONARDI, JOANN SNOOK, Allentown High School, UPPER FREEHOLD REGIONAL, MONMOUTH 126008
  6. AVIDON, DENISE KING, William R. Satz School, HOLMDEL TWP, MONMOUTH 120080
  7. KING, PHILIP KELLER, Holmdel High School, HOLMDEL TWP, MONMOUTH 120080
  8. TIMPANARO, IAN SMITH, Ocean County Vocational Technical School, Lakehurst Center, OCEAN COUNTY VOCATIONAL, OCEAN 119967
  9. DELGIUDICE, LORRAINE SMITH Toms River High School North TOMS RIVER REGIONAL OCEAN 115494
  10. ROJAS, JOSEPH CAUCINO Southern Regional High School SOUTHERN REGIONAL OCEAN 115299

The New Jersey Department of Education released the figures, which shows 6 of the top earners at the Shore from Monmouth County and 4 from Ocean County.  CLICK HERE for the full list from Patch.

I feel teachers are paid fairly and is a fantastic career, although I'm sure there are critics.

What are your thoughts on teacher salaries? Too much, too little or just right?

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