Social Work Schools In New Jersey

In New Jersey, there are 19 accredited schools where social work classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the state of New Jersey, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:

  • Social Work Certificate
  • Associates degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work
  • PhD degree in Social Work


Schools

  1. Brookdale Community College

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

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  2. Camden County College

    College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

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  3. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  4. Cumberland County College

    3322 College Drive, Vineland, New Jersey 08362-1500

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  5. Essex County College

    303 University Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07102

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  6. Georgian Court University

    900 Lakewood Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2697

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  7. Hudson County Community College

    70 Sip Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

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  8. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  9. Monmouth University

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

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  10. Montclair State University

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

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  11. Ocean County College

    College Drive, Toms River, New Jersey 08754-2001

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  12. Passaic County Community College

    One College Blvd, Paterson, New Jersey 07505-1179

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  13. Ramapo College of New Jersey

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

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  14. Rutgers University-Camden

    406 Penn, Camden, New Jersey 08102

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  15. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

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

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  16. Rutgers University-Newark

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

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  17. Seton Hall University

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

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  18. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

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  19. Sussex County Community College

    One College Hill Road, Newton, New Jersey 07860

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Social Work Employment

New Jersey 13,130
National 609,060

Approximately 2% of the country's social workers work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Social workers In New Jersey

13,920 14,240 14,290 14,450 13,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of social workers is shrinking in New Jersey. In 2010 there were 790 less social workers working in New Jersey than there were in 2006. This represents a 6% decline in the field. This is slower than the trend for social workers around the US. Nationally, the number of social workers has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$37,798 $54,820 $57,090 $54,752 $55,102
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by social workers is increasing in New Jersey. The mean salary for social workers in 2006 was $37,798 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $55,102 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in New Jersey

10th percentile
$35,382
25th percentile
$43,008
50th percentile
$53,075
75th percentile
$65,715
90th percentile
$79,898

This represents a growth in salaries of 31%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In New Jersey state, within the field of social work, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid social workers earn 126% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in New Jersey

Human Resources
$79,573
Human Services
$47,227
Public Administration
$98,095
Public Health
$72,453
Social Work
$55,102

Social workers in New Jersey earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Social Work programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
8
bachelor
10
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
2
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The number of students graduating from the 19 accredited social work schools in New Jersey is increasing. In New Jersey, there were 861 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,170 graduates from social work courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey by 36%. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned a bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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