Gerontology Schools In Oregon

Gerontology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited gerontology schools in Oregon. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in gerontology in the state of Oregon, which encompasses gerontology training at the following levels:

  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Gerontology


  1. Clackamas Community College

    19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City, Oregon 97045-8980

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Marylhurst University

    17600 Pacific Hwy - Hwy 43, Marylhurst, Oregon 97036-0261

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Southwestern Oregon Community College

    1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420-2193

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Oregon 42,010
National 3,420,460

Of all of the gerontology professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oregon.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Oregon

36,010 38,710 40,090 41,230 42,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Gerontology is a growing field in Oregon. In Oregon, 6,000 more gerontology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Oregon, this field has grown by 17% in four years. 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 Oregon

$68,658 $68,082 $66,104 $69,584 $68,966
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Oregon, as the number of gerontology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by gerontology professionals are increasing. Gerontology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $68,658 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $68,966 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Oregon

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This represents a growth in salaries of 0%. 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 166% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Oregon state.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Oregon


In Oregon, 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 Oregon


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited gerontology schools in Oregon is increasing. In 2006, 31 students graduated from gerontology courses in Oregon. And in 2010, 81 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon by 161%. 78% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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