Gerontology Schools In Oklahoma

Oklahoma has 3 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 Oklahoma, which includes gerontology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Central Oklahoma

    100 N University Dr, Edmond, Oklahoma 73034

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

    1100 N Lindsay, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104-5499

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

    107 Whitehurst, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-1015

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Oklahoma 36,000
National 3,420,460

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

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Oklahoma

31,820 32,810 33,390 34,630 36,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oklahoma, gerontology is a growing field. In Oklahoma, 4,180 more gerontology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Oklahoma, this field has grown by 13% in four years. This is faster than the trend for gerontology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of gerontology professionals has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Gerontology VS. All Professions salaries in Oklahoma

$54,974 $54,192 $55,534 $53,952 $55,664
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
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 Oklahoma. In 2006 gerontology professionals made a mean salary of $54,974 per year, and in 2010 they made $55,664 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Oklahoma

10th percentile
$36,126
25th percentile
$42,068
50th percentile
$50,608
75th percentile
$62,368
90th percentile
$79,896

This represents a 1% growth in 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 121% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Oklahoma state.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

Gerontology
$55,664
Nursing
$49,386

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

Educational Trends

Gerontology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Oklahoma

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total5

The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited gerontology schools in Oklahoma is increasing. In 2006 there were 4 gerontology graduates from gerontology courses in Oklahoma and in 2010 there were 9 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Oklahoma by 125%. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned a master's degree in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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The number of gerontology faculty, growth in the field of gerontology academia and gerontology faculty salaries in Oklahoma, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching gerontology courses to students at the certificate in gerontology, bachelors degree in gerontology, and masters degree in gerontology levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future gerontology faculty in Oklahoma. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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