Gerontology Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 9 accredited gerontology schools where gerontology faculty who teach gerontology classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of gerontology and gerontology training in Arizona, which includes gerontology training at the following levels:

  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Gerontology
  • Bachelors degree in Gerontology
  • Masters degree in Gerontology


Schools

  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus

    4635 E Elwood St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040-1958

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Rio Salado College

    2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Yavapai College

    1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of Phoenix-Online Campus

    3157 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Arizona 55,800
National 3,420,460

Of all of the gerontology professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Arizona

43,490 46,620 49,240 51,720 55,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Gerontology is a growing field in Arizona. In 2010 there were 12,310 more gerontology professionals working in Arizona than there were in 2006. This represents a 28% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of gerontology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of gerontology professionals has grown by 10% from 2006 to 2010.

Gerontology VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$64,996 $66,976 $64,606 $58,716 $65,404
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of gerontology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to gerontology professionals are increasing in Arizona. Gerontology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $64,996 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $65,404 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$34,406
25th percentile
$42,948
50th percentile
$56,150
75th percentile
$76,772
90th percentile
$97,394

This represents a growth in salaries of 1%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Arizona, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of gerontology. The pay differential between the highest paid gerontology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 113%

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Arizona

Gerontology
$65,404
Nursing
$58,414

In Arizona, gerontology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Gerontology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
1
bachelor
3
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total12

As the number of gerontology professionals is increasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited gerontology schools in Arizona state is also increasing. In Arizona, there were 49 graduates in 2006. And there were 78 graduates from gerontology courses in 2010.

This represents a 59% increase in the number of gerontology degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. A majority of these graduates, or 42%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of gerontology faculty in Arizona, growth in the field of gerontology academia and faculty salaries in Arizona. If you are involved in teaching gerontology courses to students at the certificate in gerontology, associates degree in gerontology, bachelors degree in gerontology, and masters degree in gerontology levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future gerontology faculty in Arizona. A summary of the information we have collected thus far will appear once you submit your information.

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