Become an Election Worker

With two statewide elections every year, New Jersey Election Officials never have an “off-election year.”  Become a poll worker and help our democracy.

Poll Worker

June Election Day, November Election Day

Become an Election Worker

Poll workers help our elections run smoothly, safely, and securely.  With over 6300 polling stations in New Jersey, it is a great opportunity to serve your community and earn extra money in the process. Training is required and will be provided. Citizens of all ages, including college and high school students, are encouraged to apply.  No political affiliation is required.


  • You must be a citizen and register as a voter in New Jersey.
  • You must be at least 16 years old.
  • You must be available to work on Election Day from 6:00am to 8:00pm.
  • You must attend training.


The current pay is $300 for Election Day.  For in-person Early Voting days, the rate is $21.44/hour.  

Job Information


$21.44/hr Early Voting
$300 for Election Day
+$30 for required training

Academic Qualification


Previous Experience



US Citizen and registered voter

You will be directed to the New Jersey Division of Elections website.

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