Gerontology Schools In North Carolina

Gerontology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited gerontology schools in North Carolina. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the gerontology academic community in North Carolina, and the future trends in gerontology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  2. Barton College

    200 ACC Drive NE, Wilson, North Carolina 27893-7000

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  3. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of North Carolina-Wilmington

    601 South College Road, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5963

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  6. Winston-Salem State University

    601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27110-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Gerontology Employment

North Carolina 117,270
National 3,420,460

Of all of the gerontology professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In North Carolina

93,760 104,510 113,480 116,460 117,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of gerontology professionals is growing in North Carolina. In North Carolina, 23,510 more gerontology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of gerontology professionals has grown by 25%. This growth is faster 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 North Carolina

$55,848 $63,198 $64,906 $65,524 $67,830
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of gerontology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to gerontology professionals are increasing in North Carolina. In 2006 gerontology professionals made a mean salary of $55,848 per year, and in 2010 they made $67,830 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$41,008
25th percentile
$49,432
50th percentile
$61,986
75th percentile
$78,536
90th percentile
$101,068

Thus, gerontology professionals' salaries grew by 18% in 4 years. 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 146% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in North Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Gerontology
$67,830
Nursing
$56,662

Gerontology professionals in North Carolina earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Gerontology programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total7

As the number of gerontology professionals is increasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited gerontology schools in North Carolina state is decreasing. In North Carolina, there were 21 graduates in 2006. And there were 18 graduates from gerontology courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina by 14%. A majority of these graduates, or 57%, graduated with an master's degree in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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