Gerontology Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

The city of Chicago has 2 schools where gerontology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of gerontology and gerontology education in Chicago, which includes gerontology training at the following levels:

  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Masters degree in Gerontology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Gerontology Employment

Chicago 91,340
Illinois 143,941

Exactly 91,340 of Illinois' 134,090 gerontology professionals work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of gerontology professionals in Chicago has grown by 14%. As the employment for gerontology professionals in Chicago has increased, overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Gerontology employment growth

125,730 125,650 128,770 129,310 134,090
80,050 80,030 83,980 89,660 91,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$59,712 $65,152 $70,662 $67,198 $71,024
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

In Chicago, salaries for gerontology professionals have increased. In 2010 Chicago gerontology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $71,024. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for gerontology professionals in Chicago was $59,712 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
$42,158
25th percentile
$53,058
50th percentile
$64,448
75th percentile
$79,358
90th percentile
$95,810

Gerontology professionals in Chicago earn a median salary of $64,448 per year. The 10% of gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,158 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 127% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Chicago

Nursing
$62,976
Gerontology
$71,024

Gerontology professional salaries in Chicago are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in Chicago

2

There are 2 accredited gerontology schools in the city. Many of Chicago's gerontology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Gerontology Programs Offered In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in gerontology offered by Chicago's gerontology school.

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Approximately 2 students completed gerontology courses in 2010.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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