Gerontology Schools In Arkansas

There are 3 accredited gerontology schools in Arkansas for faculty who teach gerontology classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of gerontology and gerontology training in Arkansas, which includes gerontology training at the following levels:

  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Gerontology


Schools

  1. University of Arkansas

    Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

    1200 N University Mail Slot 4789, Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Arkansas State University-Main Campus

    2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Arkansas 30,480
National 3,420,460

Of all of the gerontology professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Arkansas.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Arkansas

28,230 30,110 30,800 30,620 30,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arkansas, the field of gerontology is growing. In Arkansas, 2,250 more gerontology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of gerontology has grown by 8% in Arkansas. This is slower than the trend for gerontology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of gerontology professionals has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Gerontology VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$68,492 $59,782 $60,300 $57,476 $45,222
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arkansas, as the number of gerontology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by gerontology professionals are decreasing. Gerontology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $68,492 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $45,222 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$25,570
25th percentile
$31,394
50th percentile
$40,182
75th percentile
$51,582
90th percentile
$71,082

This represents a 51% decline in salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of gerontology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid gerontology professionals earning 178% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arkansas state.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Gerontology
$45,222
Nursing
$37,844

Gerontology professionals in Arkansas earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total3

The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited gerontology schools in Arkansas is decreasing. In 2006, 4 students graduated from gerontology courses in Arkansas. And in 2010, 3 students graduated.

Thus there was a 25% percent decrease in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas. 67% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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