Gerontology Schools In Connecticut

Connecticut has 6 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 Connecticut, which includes gerontology training at the following levels:

  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Gerontology


Schools

  1. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Norwalk Community College

    188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

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

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Gateway Community College in New Haven

    60 Sargent Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Connecticut 49,460
National 3,420,460

Of all of the gerontology professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Connecticut

49,140 48,520 49,530 50,100 49,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of gerontology professionals is growing in Connecticut. In 2010 there were 320 more gerontology professionals working in Connecticut than there were in 2006. This represents a 1% growth in the field. 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 Connecticut

$75,394 $73,708 $77,180 $79,738 $84,130
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of gerontology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by gerontology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for gerontology professionals in 2006 was $75,394 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $84,130 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$50,574
25th percentile
$61,554
50th percentile
$75,956
75th percentile
$97,020
90th percentile
$118,084

This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 81% pay differential between the highest paid gerontology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of gerontology in Connecticut.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Gerontology
$84,130
Nursing
$71,920

In Connecticut, gerontology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total7

As the number of gerontology professionals is increasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited gerontology schools in Connecticut state is decreasing. In 2006, 7 students graduated from gerontology courses in Connecticut. And in 2010, 7 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut by 0%. A majority of these graduates, or 71%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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