School Psychology Schools In New Jersey

There are 9 accredited school psychology schools in New Jersey for faculty who teach school psychology classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in school psychology in the state of New Jersey, which encompasses school psychology training at the following levels:

  • School Psychology Certificate
  • Masters degree in School Psychology
  • PhD degree in School Psychology


  1. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

    1000 River Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Georgian Court University

    900 Lakewood Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2697

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Rowan University

    201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Montclair State University

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Rider University

    2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648-3099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

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

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Seton Hall University

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

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National School Psychology Employment

New Jersey 3,160
National 100,700

Approximately 3% of the country's school psychology professionals work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In New Jersey

4,170 4,160 3,280 3,450 3,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

School Psychology is a shrinking field in New Jersey. In 2010 there were 1,010 less school psychology professionals working in New Jersey than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has shrunk by 24% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for school psychology professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of school psychology professionals working around the nation.

School Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$92,560 $96,770 $87,130 $92,380 $91,910
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to school psychology professionals are declining in New Jersey. In 2006 school psychology professionals made a mean salary of $92,560 per year, and in 2010 they made $91,910 per year.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in New Jersey

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a 1% decline in salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In New Jersey state, within the field of school psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid school psychology professionals earn 177% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Clinical Psychology
Educational Leadership
Mental Health
School Psychology
Social Work
Special Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

School Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited school psychology schools in New Jersey is decreasing. In 2006 there were 185 school psychology graduates from school psychology courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 147 graduates.

This represents a 21% decrease in the number of school psychology degree or certificate school graduates in New Jersey state. 50% of these graduates received a master's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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