Gerontology Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

In Grand Rapids, there is only one gerontology school where gerontology faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in gerontology in the city of Grand Rapids, which encompasses gerontology training at the gerontology certificate level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Gerontology Employment

Grand Rapids 9,180
Michigan 110,670

Exactly 9,180 of Michigan's 110,670 gerontology professionals work in Grand Rapids. The number of gerontology professionals in Grand Rapids has grown by 10% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for gerontology professionals in Grand Rapids has increased, overall employment in Grand Rapids has also increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Gerontology employment growth

105,590 106,400 110,360 109,510 110,670
8,370 8,280 8,770 8,460 9,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$67,450 $66,995 $59,098 $58,387 $58,567
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

Salaries for gerontology professionals in Grand Rapids have decreased. Grand Rapids gerontology professionals made $58,567 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for gerontology professionals in Grand Rapids was $67,450 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of gerontology professionals in Grand Rapids is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Grand Rapids

10th percentile
$38,533
25th percentile
$45,017
50th percentile
$54,263
75th percentile
$69,803
90th percentile
$85,520

Gerontology professionals in Grand Rapids earn a median salary of $54,263 per year. The 10% of gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,533 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $85,520 per year.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

Nursing
$52,350
Gerontology
$58,567

On average gerontology professional salaries in Grand Rapids are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in Grand Rapids

1

Many of Grand Rapids' gerontology professionals are graduates of the only accredited gerontology school in the city.

Gerontology Programs Offered In Grand Rapids

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in gerontology offered by Grand Rapids' gerontology school.

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In Grand Rapids

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
8
Total8

In 2010 approximately 8 students completed gerontology courses.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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