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Engineering-Related Fields in New Jersey

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229 Engineering-Related Fields students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Engineering-Related Fields is the 78th most popular major in the state.

Engineering-Related Fields majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 185
Post-Master’s Certificate 23
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 23
Bachelor’s Degree 21

Gender Distribution

In New Jersey, a engineering-related fields major is more popular with men than with women.

Engineering-Related Fields Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of engineering-related fields majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 12.7%
  • Black or African American: 4.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 35.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 31.4%
  • Other Races: 10.5%
Engineering-Related Fields Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

24,050 people in the state and 1,195,560 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering-related fields.

Engineering-Related Fields Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

In this state, engineering-related fields grads earn an average of $85,000. Nationwide, they make an average of $91,630.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in New Jersey that offer engineering-related fields degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

121 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
7,283 Total Students

In their early career, Stevens grads earn an average salary of $68,600. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $37,598.

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
11,518 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,696. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. In their early career, NJIT grads earn an average salary of $53,600.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,173 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 3.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. A typical student attending Rutgers New Brunswick will pay a net price of $20,623.


Rowan University

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
19,618 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 49%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,500 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it.

Some of the careers engineering-related fields majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Industrial Engineers 14% $94,030
Engineering Professors 11% $0
Professors 11% $62,670
Industrial Engineering Technicians 10% $57,430
Architectural and Engineering Managers 9% $153,720
Commercial and Industrial Designers 6% $75,460
Engineering Technicians 6% $76,910
Industrial Production Managers 6% $120,960
Engineers 5% $116,570

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to engineering-related fields.

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Environmental Control Technology 380
General Engineering Technology 227
Electronics Engineering 193
Mechanical Engineering 168
Industrial Production Technology 75
Civil Engineering 40
Drafting & Design Engineering 35
Other Engineering Technology 16

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