Physics Schools In New Jersey

There are 16 accredited physics schools in New Jersey for faculty who teach physics classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the physics academic community in New Jersey, and the future trends in physics training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Physics
  • Masters degree in Physics
  • PhD degree in Physics


Schools

  1. Drew University

    36 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  2. Georgian Court University

    900 Lakewood Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2697

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  3. Rowan University

    201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

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  4. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  5. Montclair State University

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

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  6. New Jersey Institute of Technology

    University Heights, Newark, New Jersey 07102

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Princeton University

    Princeton, New Jersey 08544-0070

    1 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Ramapo College of New Jersey

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

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  9. Rutgers University-Camden

    406 Penn, Camden, New Jersey 08102

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  10. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

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

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

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

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Saint Peter's College

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

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  13. Seton Hall University

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

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Stevens Institute of Technology

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

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

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  16. The College of New Jersey

    2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-0718

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Physics Employment

New Jersey 770
National 16,860

Of all of the physics professionals in the country, nearly 5% are in the state of New Jersey.

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In New Jersey

340 560 470 600 770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, physics is a growing field. 430 more physics professionals were working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has grown by 126% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of physics professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of physics professionals has grown by 9% from 2006 to 2010.

Physics VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$102,910 $109,550 $106,340 $104,470 $108,820
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of physics professionals is growing, the salaries paid to physics professionals are increasing in New Jersey. The mean salary for physics professionals in 2006 was $102,910 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $108,820 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$64,850
25th percentile
$78,920
50th percentile
$103,030
75th percentile
$128,270
90th percentile
$151,660

This represents a growth in salaries of 5%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of physics, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid physics professionals earning 134% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Jersey state.

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Biochemistry
$78,767
Biology
$66,847
Chemistry
$54,192
Electrical Engineering
$71,665
Math
$95,428
Mechanical Engineering
$71,060
Physics
$108,820

Physics professionals in New Jersey earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
19
master
6
doctor
6
Certificate
0
Total31

The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited physics schools in New Jersey is increasing. In 2006 there were 181 physics graduates from physics courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 233 graduates.

Thus there was a 29% percent increase in the number of physics school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey. 61% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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