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2021 Highest Paid Information Science Graduates in New Jersey

527 Bachelor's Degrees
$56,060 Avg Salary
$26,902 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Information Science Graduates in New JerseyInformation Science is the #29 most popular major in New Jersey with 527 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 9,118 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.0% were from a college or university in the state. The IS school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid IS Graduates.

This year's Highest Paid Information Science Graduates in New Jersey ranking analyzed 5 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in IS.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

How Much Do Information Science Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, information science majors that go to school in New Jersey go on to jobs making an average of $56,060 per year. This is great news for these degree holders since it is 41% more than the national average of $39,802 for typical college graduates!

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a IS degree is $53,706. So, there's not much difference on that front.

Average Salary for IS Graduates from Schools in New Jersey  56,060
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Average Salary for IS Graduates from Schools Nationwide  53,706
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112,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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112,200

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2021 Highest Paid Information Science Grads in New Jersey

Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid information science majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid IS Graduates in New Jersey

Rutgers University - New Brunswick comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of New Brunswick, Rutgers New Brunswick is a public college with a very large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in IS from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $54,800.

After completing their bachelor's degree, IS graduates from Rutgers New Brunswick carry an average student debtload of $22,817. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $261.

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Our rankings recognize New Jersey Institute of Technology as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Newark, NJIT is a public college with a large student population. The average salary for a student who gets a bachelor's degree in IS from the school is $59,500.

On average, IS graduates from NJIT take out $24,922 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $239.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Rutgers University - Newark. Located in the city of Newark, Rutgers Newark is a public school with a large student population. Students who receive their bachelor's in IS from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $54,800.

After completing their bachelor's degree, IS graduates from Rutgers Newark carry an average student debtload of $22,817. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $261.

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Ramapo College of New Jersey comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the large suburb of Mahwah, Ramapo College is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

After completing their bachelor's degree, IS graduates from Ramapo College carry an average student debtload of $24,245. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $261.

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Stockton University

Galloway, NJ

Our rankings recognize Stockton University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the medium-sized suburb of Galloway, Stockton State is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, IS majors make an average salary of $50,200.

IS majors at Stockton State take out an average of $22,064 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $227, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Information Science Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Information Science Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
New York 267 1,157
Pennsylvania 266 1,170
Maryland 197 2,238
Delaware 125 1
District of Columbia 125 48

One of 10 majors within the Computer & Information Sciences area of study, Information Science has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 1,493
Computer Science 255
Computer Programming 72
Computer Systems Networking 68
Computer Systems Analysis 29

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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