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Journalism Schools In New Jersey

Journalism classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited journalism schools in New Jersey. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of journalism and journalism training in New Jersey, which includes journalism training at the following levels:


  1. Rowan University

    201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Ocean County College

    College Drive, Toms River, New Jersey 08754-2001

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

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

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Rutgers University-Newark

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

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Salem Community College

    460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point, New Jersey 08069-2799

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Journalism Employment

New Jersey 1,970
National 105,350

Of all of the journalism professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In New Jersey

2,930 2,960 2,620 2,270 1,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of journalism professionals is shrinking in New Jersey. In New Jersey, 960 less journalism professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has shrunk by 33% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for journalism professionals which shows a 12% decrease in the number of journalism professionals working around the nation.

Journalism VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$55,517 $51,240 $59,177 $55,257 $64,390
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by journalism professionals is increasing in New Jersey. The mean salary for journalism professionals in 2006 was $55,517 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $64,390 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in New Jersey

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This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In New Jersey state, within the field of journalism, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid journalism professionals earn 333% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in New Jersey

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of journalism professionals is decreasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited journalism schools in New Jersey state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 266 journalism graduates from journalism courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 251 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey by 6%. 60% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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