Communications Schools In New Jersey

New Jersey has 22 accredited communications schools where communications faculty who teach communications classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of communications and communications training in New Jersey, which includes communications training at the following levels:

  • Communications Certificate
  • Associates degree in Communications
  • Bachelors degree in Communications
  • Masters degree in Communications


Schools

  1. Caldwell College

    120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, New Jersey 07006-6195

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  2. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  3. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

    1000 River Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

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  4. Felician College

    262 S Main St, Lodi, New Jersey 07644

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  5. Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham

    285 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  6. Georgian Court University

    900 Lakewood Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2697

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  7. Rowan University

    201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

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  8. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  9. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  10. Monmouth University

    400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764-1898

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  11. Montclair State University

    1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road, Montclair, New Jersey 07043-1624

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  12. Ramapo College of New Jersey

    505 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-1680

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  13. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

    83 Somerset St, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1281

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Saint Peter's College

    2641 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306-5997

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  15. Seton Hall University

    400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, New Jersey 07079-2697

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. College of Saint Elizabeth

    2 Convent Rd, Morristown, New Jersey 07960-6989

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  17. Raritan Valley Community College

    118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876

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  18. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

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  19. The College of New Jersey

    2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-0718

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  20. Union County College

    1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, New Jersey 07016-1599

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  21. William Paterson University of New Jersey

    300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, New Jersey 07470

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  22. Ocean County Vocational-Technical School

    137 Bey Lea Rd, Toms River, New Jersey 08753-2703

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Communications Employment

New Jersey 10,370
National 439,660

Of all of the communications professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Communications professionals In New Jersey

11,960 11,780 10,520 10,390 10,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, the field of communications is shrinking. In New Jersey, 1,590 less communications professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has shrunk by 13% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for communications professionals which shows a 8% decrease in the number of communications professionals working around the nation.

Communications VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$49,140 $52,662 $54,253 $54,222 $53,457
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Jersey, as the number of communications professionals is declining, the salaries earned by communications professionals are increasing. The mean salary for communications professionals in 2006 was $49,140 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $53,457 per year.

Salary percentiles for Communications professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$24,137
25th percentile
$31,003
50th percentile
$44,553
75th percentile
$63,423
90th percentile
$91,112

Thus, communications professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 277% pay differential between the highest paid communications professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of communications in New Jersey.

Average Salaries for Communications professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Advertising
$93,088
Business
$113,489
Communications
$53,457
Creative Writing
$56,290
Fashion Marketing
$87,860
Marketing
$99,950
Public Relations
$127,110
Visual Communications
$48,460

Communications professionals in New Jersey earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Communications programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
2
bachelor
21
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total29

The number of students graduating from the 22 accredited communications schools in New Jersey is decreasing. In New Jersey, there were 1,701 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,462 graduates from communications courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of communications school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey by 14%. A majority of these graduates, or 72%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in communications.

Communications Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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