English in New Jersey

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Schools Offering English Programs in New Jersey


Approximately 0.9% of graduates in of New Jersey receive English degrees every year. That means an estimated 1,730 english professionals graduate from New Jersey's 28 English schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a English program is Princeton University. Princeton University, which was ranked 5th in the country in 2010, is located in Princeton. 64 students graduated with a degree in English from Princeton University in 2010. Tuition at Princeton University was $36,640 per year.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick, which was ranked 17th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a English program. It is located in New Brunswick. 270 students graduated with degree in English from Rutgers University-New Brunswick in 2010. Tuition at Rutgers University-New Brunswick was $12,582 per year.

The third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a English program is The College of New Jersey. The College of New Jersey, which was ranked 21st in the country in 2010, is located in Trenton. In 2010, The College of New Jersey graduated 71 students from its English programs. Tuition at The College of New Jersey was $13,293 per year.

Cost

Tuition at New Jersey's English schools ranges from $39,873 per year to $3,024 per year. But, the average tuition is $20,981 per year. In 2010, the English schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Jersey were:

  1. Drew University - located in Madison, students are charged $39,873 per year
  2. Stevens Institute of Technology - located in Hoboken, students are charged $39,816 per year
  3. Princeton University - located in Princeton, students are charged $36,640 per year

The English schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in New Jersey were:

  1. Warren County Community College - located in Washington, students are charged $3,024 per year
  2. Raritan Valley Community College - located in Somerville, students are charged $3,840 per year
  3. New Jersey City University - located in Jersey City, students are charged $9,250 per year

An English degree from a New Jersey school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of New Jersey english professionals:

  1. Middlesex County - 1,080 english professionals
  2. Essex County - 1,080 english professionals
  3. Burlington County - 500 english professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of english professionals in the state of New Jersey will grow to 8,800. This would require a 2% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, english professionals earn a salary of $63,380 per year in New Jersey state. But, salaries for english professional can vary. In 2010, english professional made as little as less than $17,910 per year or as much as more than $161,600 per year in New Jersey. English professionals in the following New Jersey counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Burlington County - $65,087 per year
  2. Essex County - $63,973 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $63,243 per year

English professionals in the following counties in New Jersey make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Mercer County - $58,243 per year
  2. Atlantic County - $63,230 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $63,243 per year

On average, the highest paid english professionals in New Jersey were:

  1. Technical Writer - $72,210 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $61,640 per year
  3. Creative Writer - $56,290 per year

The english professionals with lowest average salaries in New Jersey were:

  1. Literacy Teacher - $61,640 per year
  2. Creative Writer - $56,290 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional New Jersey statistics regarding a career in English. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as language or creative writing.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in English in New Jersey
  • Bachelor's Degree in English in New Jersey
  • Master's Degree in English in New Jersey
  • Doctoral Degree in English in New Jersey

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 1,960 $61,640 19.5%
2
Technical Writers 1,640 $72,210 2.5%
3
Writers and Authors 1,120 $56,290 10.9%
 

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