Computer Science Schools In New Jersey

There are 8 accredited computer science schools in New Jersey for faculty who teach computer science classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in computer science in the state of New Jersey, which encompasses computer science training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Computer Science
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science
  • Masters degree in Computer Science
  • PhD degree in Computer Science


Schools

  1. Drew University

    36 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  2. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

    1000 River Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

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  3. Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham

    285 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  4. Gloucester County College

    1400 Tanyard Road, Sewell, New Jersey 08080

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  5. Salem Community College

    460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point, New Jersey 08069-2799

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  6. College of Saint Elizabeth

    2 Convent Rd, Morristown, New Jersey 07960-6989

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  7. Stevens Institute of Technology

    Castle Point On Hudson, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030-5991

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  8. Union County College

    1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, New Jersey 07016-1599

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Computer Science Employment

New Jersey 58,660
National 1,479,220

Of all of the computer science professionals that work in the US, approximately 5% work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In New Jersey

52,710 55,470 57,990 59,980 19,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, computer science is a shrinking field. 33,610 less computer science professionals were working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 64%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of computer science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 71% from 2006 to 2010.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$73,624 $77,148 $80,352 $82,644 $91,580
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of computer science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to computer science professionals are increasing in New Jersey. The mean salary for computer science professionals in 2006 was $73,624 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $91,580 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$56,230
25th percentile
$69,600
50th percentile
$87,550
75th percentile
$107,943
90th percentile
$128,336

Thus, computer science professionals' salaries grew by 20% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of computer science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid computer science professionals earning 128% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Jersey state.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Computer Engineering
$99,520
Computer Forensics
$65,300
Computer Programming
$82,800
Computer Science
$83,696
Information Systems
$116,550
Information Technology
$90,852

In New Jersey, computer science professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Computer Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
3
bachelor
4
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total11

The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited computer science schools in New Jersey is increasing. In 2006, 156 students graduated from computer science courses in New Jersey. And in 2010, 198 students graduated.

Thus there was a 27% percent increase in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey. 36% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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