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Forensic Psychology Schools In New Jersey

There is only one accredited forensic psychology school in New Jersey for faculty who teach forensic psychology classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic psychology and forensic psychology training in New Jersey, which includes forensic psychology training at the forensic psychology masters degree level.


  1. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

    1000 River Rd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Forensic Psychology Employment

New Jersey 3,270
National 111,390

Of all of the forensic psychology professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of New Jersey.

Employment Growth for Forensic psychology professionals In New Jersey

4,220 4,220 3,340 3,540 3,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, the field of forensic psychology is shrinking. In 2010 there were 950 less forensic psychology professionals working in New Jersey than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has shrunk by 23% in four years. This is faster than the trend for forensic psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of forensic psychology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Forensic Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$87,145 $91,245 $89,555 $86,660 $87,180
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of forensic psychology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to forensic psychology professionals are increasing in New Jersey. Forensic psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $87,145 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $87,180 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forensic psychology professionals in New Jersey

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This represents a growth in salaries of 0%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of forensic psychology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid forensic psychology professionals earning 209% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New Jersey state.

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

Clinical Psychology
Criminal Justice
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Science

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

Educational Trends

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


A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a master's degree in forensic psychology.

Forensic Psychology Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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