Gerontology Schools In Nebraska

In Nebraska, there are 2 accredited schools where gerontology classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in gerontology in the state of Nebraska, which encompasses gerontology training at the following levels:

  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Gerontology
  • Masters degree in Gerontology


Schools

  1. Concordia University in Seward

    800 N Columbia Ave, Seward, Nebraska 68434-1556

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  2. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Nebraska 26,000
National 3,420,460

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

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Nebraska

23,530 23,930 25,510 26,180 26,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Gerontology is a growing field in Nebraska. In 2010 there were 2,470 more gerontology professionals working in Nebraska than there were in 2006. This represents a 10% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the national trend for gerontology professionals which shows a 10% increase in the number of gerontology professionals working around the nation.

Gerontology VS. All Professions salaries in Nebraska

$51,840 $56,556 $63,158 $56,184 $42,342
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to gerontology professionals are declining in Nebraska. The mean salary for gerontology professionals in 2006 was $51,840 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $42,342 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Nebraska

10th percentile
$27,984
25th percentile
$32,588
50th percentile
$38,710
75th percentile
$47,870
90th percentile
$59,686

This represents a decline in salaries of 22%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Nebraska, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of gerontology. The pay differential between the highest paid gerontology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 113%

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Gerontology
$42,342
Nursing
$39,514

In Nebraska, 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 Nebraska

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

As the number of gerontology professionals is increasing in Nebraska state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited gerontology schools in Nebraska state is also increasing. In Nebraska, there were 13 graduates in 2006. And there were 18 graduates from gerontology courses in 2010.

This represents a 38% increase in the number of gerontology degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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