Homeland Security Schools In New Jersey

Homeland Security classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited homeland security schools in New Jersey. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in homeland security in the state of New Jersey, which encompasses homeland security training at the following levels:

  • Homeland Security Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Homeland Security
  • Masters degree in Homeland Security


Schools

  1. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

    1000 River Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

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  2. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  3. Thomas Edison State College

    101 W State St, Trenton, New Jersey 08608-1176

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

New Jersey 41,750
National 1,197,720

Of all of the homeland security professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of New Jersey.

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In New Jersey

45,080 45,490 45,820 42,870 41,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, homeland security is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 3,330 less homeland security professionals working in New Jersey than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has shrunk by 7% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for homeland security professionals which shows a 1% increase in the number of homeland security professionals working around the nation.

Homeland Security VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$49,610 $47,800 $46,310 $48,840 $51,740
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Jersey, as the number of homeland security professionals is declining, the salaries earned by homeland security professionals are increasing. Homeland security professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,610 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $51,740 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$31,620
25th percentile
$39,810
50th percentile
$50,027
75th percentile
$62,280
90th percentile
$77,023

This represents a growth in salaries of 4%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 144% pay differential between the highest paid homeland security professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of homeland security in New Jersey.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Criminal Justice
$58,336
Criminology
$79,170
Homeland Security
$51,740

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

Educational Trends

Homeland Security programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

40% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of homeland security faculty in New Jersey, growth in the field of homeland security academia and faculty salaries in New Jersey. If you are involved in teaching homeland security courses to students at the certificate in homeland security, bachelors degree in homeland security, and masters degree in homeland security levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future homeland security faculty in New Jersey. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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