Sociology Schools In New Jersey

In New Jersey, there are 22 accredited schools where sociology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in New Jersey's sociology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in sociology includes sociology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Sociology
  • Masters degree in Sociology
  • PhD degree in Sociology


Schools

  1. Bloomfield College

    467 Franklin St, Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003

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  2. Caldwell College

    120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, New Jersey 07006-6195

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  3. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  4. Drew University

    36 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  5. Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham

    285 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  6. Georgian Court University

    900 Lakewood Ave, Lakewood, New Jersey 08701-2697

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  7. Rowan University

    201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

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  8. New Jersey City University

    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

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  9. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  10. Montclair State University

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

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  11. Princeton University

    Princeton, New Jersey 08544-0070

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  12. Ramapo College of New Jersey

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

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  13. Rider University

    2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648-3099

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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

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

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

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  18. Seton Hall University

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

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. College of Saint Elizabeth

    2 Convent Rd, Morristown, New Jersey 07960-6989

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  20. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

    Jim Leeds Rd, Pomona, New Jersey 08240-0195

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  21. The College of New Jersey

    2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, New Jersey 08628-0718

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  22. William Paterson University of New Jersey

    300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, New Jersey 07470

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Sociology Employment

New Jersey 430
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of New Jersey.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In New Jersey

520 480 700 500 430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of sociology professionals is shrinking in New Jersey. In 2010 there were 90 less sociology professionals working in New Jersey than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sociology has shrunk by 17% in New Jersey. This decline is faster than the national trend for sociology professionals which shows a 8% increase in the number of sociology professionals working around the nation.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$66,440 $70,230 $89,645 $77,270 $75,790
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Jersey, as the number of sociology professionals is declining, the salaries earned by sociology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for sociology professionals in 2006 was $66,440 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $75,790 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$40,950
25th percentile
$52,260
50th percentile
$68,510
75th percentile
$95,300
90th percentile
$123,550

This represents a 12% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 202% pay differential between the highest paid sociology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of sociology in New Jersey.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Counseling
$60,250
Criminology
$79,170
Forensic Psychology
$87,180
Mental Health
$47,290
Psychology
$87,180
School Psychology
$91,910
Sociology
$75,790
Sports Psychology
$91,910

In New Jersey, sociology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
22
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total28

As the number of sociology professionals is decreasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 22 accredited sociology schools in New Jersey state is decreasing. In New Jersey, there were 1,025 graduates in 2006. And there were 876 graduates from sociology courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey by 15%. 79% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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