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Biochemistry in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Biochemistry Programs in New Jersey

Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of New Jersey receive biochemistry degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 159 biochemists graduate from New Jersey's 14 biochemistry schools.

Top Schools

Rutgers University-New Brunswick, which is located in New Brunswick, is the top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a biochemistry program. It received a ranking of 17th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Rutgers University-New Brunswick graduated 31 students from its biochemistry program. Rutgers University-New Brunswick charged in-state students $12,582 in tuition fees per year.

Stevens Institute of Technology, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a biochemistry program. It is located in Hoboken. 32 students graduated with degree in biochemistry from Stevens Institute of Technology in 2010. Students at Stevens Institute of Technology paid $39,816 per year in tuition fees.

Ramapo College of New Jersey, which is located in Mahwah, is the third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a biochemistry program. It received a ranking of 30th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 9 students graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey biochemistry program. The tuition rate at Ramapo College of New Jersey was $11,874 per year.


Biochemistry schools in New Jersey, charge students an average tuition of $22,299 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $39,873 per year, or as little as $10,016 per year. The New Jersey biochemistry schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 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. Seton Hall University - located in South Orange, students are charged $31,890 per year

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

  1. Montclair State University - located in Montclair, students are charged $10,016 per year
  2. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey - located in Pomona, students are charged $11,533 per year
  3. Rowan University - located in Glassboro, students are charged $11,676 per year

A biochemistry degree from a New Jersey school... what next?

Most people who graduate from biochemistry school in New Jersey go on to work as a biochemist. In 2010, there were 3,330 biochemists working in New Jersey. The following counties have the largest number of New Jersey biochemists:

  1. Middlesex County - 1,370 biochemists
  2. Essex County - 1,230 biochemists
  3. Mercer County - 220 biochemists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 3,750 biochemists will be working in New Jersey state. This would require the number of biochemists to grow by 16%.


On average, biochemists earn $91,450 per year. However, this number is only an average. biochemists in New Jersey had varying salaries from $45,810 to $159,510 per year in 2010. On average a biochemist earns the most in the following New Jersey counties:

  1. Essex County - $96,210 per year
  2. Burlington County - $91,870 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $87,290 per year

The New Jersey counties with the lowest average salary for biochemists are:

  1. Mercer County - $82,680 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $87,290 per year
  3. Burlington County - $91,870 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in biochemistry in New Jersey and to compare salaries with various related fields such as biology or chemistry, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry in New Jersey
  • Master's Degree in Biochemistry in New Jersey
  • Doctoral Degree in Biochemistry in New Jersey

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Biochemists and Biophysicists 3,330 $91,450 192.1%
Engineers, All Other 3,220 $100,110 15.0%
Biological Technicians 1,370 $44,740 -55.8%

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