Gerontology Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

Gerontology faculty can choose to work at only one gerontology school in Boston. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of gerontology and gerontology education in Boston, which includes gerontology training at the following levels:

  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Gerontology
  • Masters degree in Gerontology
  • PhD degree in Gerontology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Gerontology Employment

Boston 69,240
Massachusetts 120,710

Of the 120,710 gerontology professionals employed in Massachusetts, 69,240 work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of gerontology professionals in Boston has grown by 17%. Overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Gerontology employment growth

106,770 107,870 114,090 116,760 120,710
59,380 61,170 66,250 66,840 69,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$73,094 $81,200 $82,436 $80,348 $80,774
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

As the number of gerontology professionals in Boston has grown, salaries for gerontology professionals have also increased. Boston gerontology professionals made $80,774 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, gerontology professionals in Boston made an average salary of $73,094 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$43,712
25th percentile
$56,702
50th percentile
$72,696
75th percentile
$98,202
90th percentile
$117,042

Gerontology professionals in Boston make a median yearly salary of $72,696. The 10% of gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,712 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $117,042 per year.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Boston

Nursing
$72,054
Gerontology
$80,774

Boston gerontology professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in Boston

1

There is only one accredited gerontology school in the city. Many of Boston's gerontology professionals are graduates of this school.

Gerontology Programs Offered In Boston

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total4

Boston's gerontology schools offer 4 gerontology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In Boston

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
28
doctor
3
Certificate
5
Total41

Approximately 41 students graduated from gerontology courses in 2010.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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The number of gerontology faculty, growth in the field of gerontology academia and gerontology faculty salaries in Boston, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching gerontology courses to students at the certificate in gerontology, bachelors degree in gerontology, masters degree in gerontology, and doctoral 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 Boston. Once you have submitted your information, you will be able to view a summary of some of the data we have collected so far.

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