Human Services Schools In New Jersey

New Jersey has 24 accredited human services schools where human services faculty who teach human services classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the human services academic community in New Jersey, and the future trends in human services training at the following levels:

  • Human Services Certificate
  • Associates degree in Human Services
  • Bachelors degree in Human Services
  • Masters degree in Human Services
  • PhD degree in Human Services


Schools

  1. Atlantic Cape Community College

    5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330-2699

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  2. Brookdale Community College

    765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738-1597

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  3. Burlington County College

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

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  4. Camden County College

    College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

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  5. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  6. Cumberland County College

    3322 College Drive, Vineland, New Jersey 08362-1500

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  7. Essex County College

    303 University Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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  8. Georgian Court University

    900 Lakewood Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2697

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  9. Hudson County Community College

    70 Sip Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

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  10. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  11. Mercer County Community College

    1200 Old Trenton Rd, West Windsor, New Jersey 08550-3407

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  12. Monmouth University

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

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  13. Montclair State University

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

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  14. Ocean County College

    College Drive, Toms River, New Jersey 08754-2001

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  15. Passaic County Community College

    One College Blvd, Paterson, New Jersey 07505-1179

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  16. Ramapo College of New Jersey

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

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  17. Rutgers University-Camden

    406 Penn, Camden, New Jersey 08102

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  18. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

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

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Rutgers University-Newark

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

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Seton Hall University

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

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

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  22. Thomas Edison State College

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

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  23. Union County College

    1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, New Jersey 07016-1599

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  24. Sussex County Community College

    One College Hill Road, Newton, New Jersey 07860

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Human Services Employment

New Jersey 26,480
National 913,960

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

Employment Growth for Human services professionals In New Jersey

18,920 18,970 21,070 21,020 26,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, human services is a growing field. There were 7,560 more human services professionals working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of human services professionals has grown by 40%. This is faster than the trend for human services professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of human services professionals has grown by 25% between 2006 and 2010.

Human Services VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$32,784 $47,074 $48,324 $46,472 $47,227
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Services
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The salaries paid to human services professionals are growing in New Jersey. The mean salary for human services professionals in 2006 was $32,784 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $47,227 per year.

Salary percentiles for Human services professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$29,635
25th percentile
$36,513
50th percentile
$44,840
75th percentile
$56,280
90th percentile
$69,125

Thus, human services professionals' salaries grew by 31% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 133% pay differential between the highest paid human services professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of human services in New Jersey.

Average Salaries for Human services professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Human Services
$47,227
Mental Health
$47,290
Public Administration
$98,095
Public Health
$72,453
Social Work
$55,102
Sociology
$75,790

In New Jersey, human services professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Human Services programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
13
bachelor
11
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total32

As the number of human services professionals is increasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 24 accredited human services schools in New Jersey state is also increasing. In 2006, 928 students graduated from human services courses in New Jersey. And in 2010, 1,251 students graduated.

This represents a 35% increase in the number of human services degree or certificate school graduates in New Jersey state. 41% of these graduates received a associate's degree in human services.

Human Services Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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