Gerontology Schools In Pennsylvania

Gerontology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 13 accredited gerontology schools in Pennsylvania. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of gerontology and gerontology training in Pennsylvania, which includes gerontology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. California University of Pennsylvania

    250 University Ave, California, Pennsylvania 15419-1394

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  2. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  3. Chestnut Hill College

    9601 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118-2693

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  4. Gannon University

    109 W Sixth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16541-0001

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  5. Gwynedd Mercy College

    1325 Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania 19437-0901

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  6. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  7. King's College in Wilkes Barre

    133 N River St, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania 18711-0801

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  8. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  9. Saint Joseph's University

    5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395

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  10. University of Scranton

    800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4629

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  11. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

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  12. York College Pennsylvania

    441 Country Club Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3651

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  13. Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

    101 Community College Way, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Pennsylvania 170,160
National 3,420,460

Approximately 5% of the country's gerontology professionals work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Pennsylvania

162,510 164,250 169,430 169,500 170,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, the field of gerontology is growing. In Pennsylvania, 7,650 more gerontology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of gerontology has grown by 5% in Pennsylvania. 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 Pennsylvania

$59,976 $61,240 $65,000 $66,144 $69,560
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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As the number of gerontology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to gerontology professionals are increasing in Pennsylvania. The mean salary for gerontology professionals in 2006 was $59,976 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $69,560 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$38,066
25th percentile
$49,160
50th percentile
$63,278
75th percentile
$80,638
90th percentile
$97,998

Thus, gerontology professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Pennsylvania state, within the field of gerontology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid gerontology professionals earn 89% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Gerontology
$69,560
Nursing
$57,800

In Pennsylvania, gerontology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
7
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total17

As the number of gerontology professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania state, the number of students graduating from the 13 accredited gerontology schools in Pennsylvania state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 45 gerontology graduates from gerontology courses in Pennsylvania and in 2010 there were 28 graduates.

This represents a 38% decrease in the number of gerontology degree or certificate school graduates in Pennsylvania state. 41% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of gerontology faculty in Pennsylvania, growth in the field of gerontology academia and faculty salaries in Pennsylvania. If you are involved in teaching gerontology courses to students at the certificate in gerontology, associates degree in gerontology, bachelors degree in gerontology, and masters degree in gerontology levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of gerontology in Pennsylvania. A summary of the information we have collected thus far will appear once you submit your information.

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