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Film Schools In New Jersey

In New Jersey, there are 3 accredited schools where film classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in film in the state of New Jersey, which encompasses film training at the film bachelors degree level.


  1. Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham

    285 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  2. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  3. Montclair State University

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

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Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Film Employment

New Jersey 490
National 82,430

Approximately 1% of the country's film professionals work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Film professionals In New Jersey

620 500 1,400 1,220 490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, the field of film is shrinking. 130 less film professionals were working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has shrunk by 21% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of film professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of film professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Film VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$41,207 $39,317 $31,732 $28,353 $29,333
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Film
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by film professionals is decreasing in New Jersey. Film professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $41,207 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $29,333 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Film professionals in New Jersey

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a decline in salaries of 40%. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. There is a 219% pay differential between the highest paid film professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of film in New Jersey.

Average Salaries for Film professionals and related professions in New Jersey

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In New Jersey, film professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of film professionals is decreasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited film schools in New Jersey state is increasing. In 2006 there were 30 film graduates from film courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 86 graduates.

This represents a 187% increase in the number of film degree or certificate school graduates in New Jersey state. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in film.

Film Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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