Gerontology Schools In New York

New York has 15 accredited gerontology schools where gerontology faculty who teach gerontology classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of gerontology and gerontology training in New York, which includes gerontology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Alfred University

    One Saxon Drive, Alfred, New York 14802-1205

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  2. CUNY Hostos Community College

    500 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10451

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  3. CUNY LaGuardia Community College

    31-10 Thomson Ave, Long Island City, New York 11101

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  4. CUNY York College

    94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, New York 11451

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  5. Dowling College

    150 Idle Hour Blvd, Oakdale, New York 11769-1999

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  6. Genesee Community College

    One College Rd, Batavia, New York 14020

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  7. Hofstra University

    100 Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York 11549

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  8. Ithaca College

    953 Danby Rd, Ithaca, New York 14850-7002

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  9. Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus

    University Plaza, Brooklyn, New York 11201-5372

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  10. Long Island University-C W Post Campus

    720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, New York 11548-1300

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  11. Long Island University-Rockland Campus

    70 Route 340, Orangeburg, New York 10962-2219

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  12. Long Island University-Brentwood

    100 Second Avenue, Brentwood, New York 11717-5300

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  13. The College of New Rochelle

    29 Castle Pl, New Rochelle, New York 10805-2339

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  14. The Sage Colleges

    65 1st Street, Troy, New York 12180

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  15. Saint Bonaventure University

    3261 W. State Road, Saint Bonaventure, New York 14778

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New York Vs. National Gerontology Employment

New York 236,710
National 3,420,460

Of all of the gerontology professionals in the country, nearly 7% are in the state of New York.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In New York

228,390 228,200 233,420 231,470 236,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Gerontology is a growing field in New York. There were 8,320 more gerontology professionals working in New York in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New York, 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 York

$73,262 $75,090 $77,300 $78,982 $78,212
$47,100 $51,120 $53,567 $54,837 $56,461
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to gerontology professionals are growing in New York. Gerontology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $73,262 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $78,212 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in New York

10th percentile
$45,604
25th percentile
$54,714
50th percentile
$69,120
75th percentile
$93,682
90th percentile
$118,244

Thus, there was a 6% growth in gerontology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of gerontology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid gerontology professionals earning 99% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in New York state.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in New York

Gerontology
$78,212
Nursing
$68,756

In New York, 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 New York

associate
2
bachelor
5
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
6
Total17

The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited gerontology schools in New York is increasing. In 2006, 39 students graduated from gerontology courses in New York. And in 2010, 55 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in New York by 41%. A majority of these graduates, or 35%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in New York

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