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Jobs for Economics Grads in New Jersey

There are 38,700 people in the state and 1,144,130 people in the nation working in economics jobs.

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Wages for Economics Jobs in New Jersey

Economics grads earn an average of $100,500 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.

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There are 19 colleges in New Jersey that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

354 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,411 Total Students

58% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Rutgers New Brunswick will pay a net price of $21,654. Graduates earn an average $44,300 after graduation.

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Princeton University

Princeton
184 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
7,853 Total Students

An average student at Princeton will pay a net price of $11,317. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.90%. 4 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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63 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
21,005 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,900 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The 4.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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42 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
13,231 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 58% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Rutgers Newark will pay a net price of $14,109.

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Drew University

Madison
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,229 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,000 a year. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,386. The full-time teacher rate is 59%.

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Seton Hall University

South Orange
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
9,814 Total Students

An average student at Seton Hall will pay a net price of $29,845. Most students complete their degree in 4.09 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 94% are considered full time.

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24 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
7,783 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $49,200 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

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17 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
7,076 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,300 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate.

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Rowan University

Glassboro
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
19,678 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.36 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $38,500 after graduation. A typical student attending Rowan will pay a net price of $25,454.

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14 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
6,042 Total Students

In their early career, Ramapo College grads earn an average salary of $41,700. The student loan default rate is 4.10% which is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $21,729.

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Economics Careers in NJ

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 21% $78,030
Economics Professors 8% $102,430
Managers 7% $127,510
Economists 0% $87,590

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