Gerontology Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

There is only one gerontology school in Des Moines for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in gerontology in the city of Des Moines, which encompasses gerontology training at the gerontology certificate level.


Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Gerontology Employment

Des Moines 8,340
Iowa 42,490

Exactly 8,340 of the 42,490 gerontology professionals employed in Iowa, work in Des Moines. There has been a 20% growth in the number of gerontology professionals in Des Moines between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for gerontology professionals in Des Moines has increased, overall employment in Des Moines has also increased.

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Gerontology employment growth

40,700 39,390 40,230 40,830 42,490
6,960 8,040 8,160 7,600 8,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

$65,040 $53,687 $57,745 $57,800 $56,156
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

In Des Moines, salaries for gerontology professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $56,156 per year was earned by gerontology professionals in Des Moines. The average salary for gerontology professionals in Des Moines was $65,040 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of gerontology professionals in Des Moines is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Des Moines

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Gerontology professionals make a median salary of $53,338 per year in Des Moines. The difference in pay between the gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 124%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,686 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,026 per year.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Des Moines


On average gerontology professionals in Des Moines earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Des Moines.

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in Des Moines


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

Gerontology Programs Offered In Des Moines

No data at this time.

Des Moines' gerontology school offers one gerontology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In Des Moines

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Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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