Gerontology Schools In Georgia

In Georgia, there are 4 accredited schools where gerontology classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the gerontology academic community in Georgia, and the future trends in gerontology training at the following levels:

  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Gerontology
  • Masters degree in Gerontology


  1. Brenau University

    500 Washington Street SE, Gainesville, Georgia 30501-3668

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  2. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

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  3. Central Georgia Technical College

    3300 Macon Tech Dr, Macon, Georgia 31206

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  4. Southwest Georgia Technical College

    15689 US Hwy 19 N, Thomasville, Georgia 31792-9960

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Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Georgia 88,430
National 3,420,460

Of all of the gerontology professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Georgia.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Georgia

77,940 80,200 83,650 85,820 88,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of gerontology professionals is growing in Georgia. In Georgia, 10,490 more gerontology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of gerontology professionals has grown by 13%. This is faster 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 Georgia

$65,058 $73,000 $51,828 $68,018 $69,186
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Georgia, as the number of gerontology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by gerontology professionals are increasing. Gerontology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $65,058 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $69,186 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Georgia

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Thus, there was a 6% growth in gerontology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 142% 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 Georgia.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Georgia


In Georgia, gerontology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited gerontology schools in Georgia is increasing. In 2006 there were 11 gerontology graduates from gerontology courses in Georgia and in 2010 there were 21 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia by 91%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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