Health Science Schools In New Jersey

In New Jersey, there are 17 accredited schools where health science classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health science academic community in New Jersey, and the future trends in health science training at the following levels:

  • Health Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Science
  • Bachelors degree in Health Science
  • Masters degree in Health Science
  • PhD degree in Health Science


Schools

  1. Burlington County College

    601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, New Jersey 08068-1599

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  2. Camden County College

    College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

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  3. Cumberland County College

    3322 College Drive, Vineland, New Jersey 08362-1500

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  4. Drew University

    36 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  5. Essex County College

    303 University Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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  6. Hudson County Community College

    70 Sip Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

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  7. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  8. Monmouth University

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

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  9. Montclair State University

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

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  10. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

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

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  11. Rutgers University-Newark

    249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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  12. Saint Peter's College

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

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  13. Raritan Valley Community College

    118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876

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  14. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

    65 Bergen Street, Room 1441, Newark, New Jersey 07101-1709

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  15. William Paterson University of New Jersey

    300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, New Jersey 07470

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  16. Sussex County Community College

    One College Hill Road, Newton, New Jersey 07860

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  17. Star Career Academy _??_??_ Newark

    550 Broad Street 3rd Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Health Science Employment

New Jersey 232,320
National 7,588,750

Approximately 3% of the country's health science professionals work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In New Jersey

226,360 228,800 226,650 228,560 167,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, health science is a shrinking field. In New Jersey, 58,570 less health science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 26%. This decline is faster than the national trend for health science professionals which shows a 9% decrease in the number of health science professionals working around the nation.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$61,363 $65,128 $67,551 $69,196 $78,927
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to health science professionals are growing in New Jersey. The mean salary for health science professionals in 2006 was $61,363 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $78,927 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$49,064
25th percentile
$60,637
50th percentile
$63,557
75th percentile
$70,875
90th percentile
$79,685

Thus, health science professionals' salaries grew by 22% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of New Jersey, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of health science. The pay differential between the highest paid health science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 62%

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

Biology
$66,847
Biomedical Engineering
$87,850
Health Information
$47,050
Health Information Management
$76,960
Health Science
$76,477
Sonography
$68,460
X Ray Technician
$63,190

In New Jersey, health science professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
8
bachelor
7
master
6
doctor
9
Certificate
4
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As the number of health science professionals is decreasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 17 accredited health science schools in New Jersey state is increasing. In 2006 there were 147 health science graduates from health science courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 364 graduates.

Thus there was a 148% percent increase in the number of health science school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey. 26% of these graduates received an doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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