Gerontology Schools In New Jersey

Gerontology classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited gerontology school in New Jersey. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in gerontology in the state of New Jersey, which encompasses gerontology training at the following levels:

  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Gerontology


  1. Union County College

    1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, New Jersey 07016-1599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Gerontology Employment

New Jersey 102,820
National 3,420,460

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

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In New Jersey

98,440 98,120 98,280 97,730 102,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, gerontology is a growing field. In 2010 there were 4,380 more gerontology professionals working in New Jersey than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has grown by 4% in four years. This growth is slower than the change in the number of gerontology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of gerontology professionals has grown by 10% from 2006 to 2010.

Gerontology VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$70,252 $74,958 $78,812 $81,764 $81,776
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New Jersey, as the number of gerontology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by gerontology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for gerontology professionals in 2006 was $70,252 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $81,776 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in New Jersey

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This represents a 14% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of New Jersey, 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 53%

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in New Jersey


Gerontology professionals in New Jersey earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Gerontology programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey


As the number of gerontology professionals is increasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited gerontology school in New Jersey state is decreasing.

This represents a 100% decrease in the number of gerontology degree or certificate school graduates in New Jersey state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an associate's degree in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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