Gerontology Schools
In Institute, West Virginia

There is only one gerontology school in Institute 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 Institute, which encompasses gerontology training at the following levels:

  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Gerontology


Professional Trends

Institute Vs. West Virginia Gerontology Employment

Institute 4,390
West Virginia 22,190

Exactly 4,390 of the 22,190 gerontology professionals employed in West Virginia, work in Institute. Between 2006 and 2010, in Institute, there has been a 6% growth in the number of gerontology professionals. As the number of gerontology professionals in Institute has increased, overall employment in Institute has also increased.

Institute Vs. West Virginia Gerontology employment growth

20,410 21,310 21,530 22,280 22,190
4,160 4,390 4,410 4,650 4,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Institute

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in Institute

$51,885 $52,893 $44,857 $46,330 $51,197
$33,550 $34,890 $36,120 $37,240 $37,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in Institute
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Institute

As the number of gerontology professionals in Institute has grown, salaries for gerontology professionals have decreased. Institute gerontology professionals made $51,197 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, gerontology professionals in Institute made an average salary of $51,885 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Institute.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Institute

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Gerontology professionals in Institute make a median yearly salary of $46,540. The difference in pay between the gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 138%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,723 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $75,653 per year.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Institute


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

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in Institute


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

Gerontology Programs Offered In Institute


Institute's gerontology schools offer 2 gerontology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In Institute


In 2010 approximately 5 students graduated from gerontology courses.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Institute, West Virginia

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