Gerontology Schools
In Portland, Oregon

In Portland, there are 2 gerontology schools where gerontology faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in gerontology in the city of Portland, which encompasses gerontology training at the following levels:

  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Gerontology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Gerontology Employment

Portland 25,100
Oregon 42,010

Of the 42,010 gerontology professionals employed in Oregon, 25,100 work in Portland. The number of gerontology professionals in Portland has grown by 18% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of gerontology professionals in Portland has increased, overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Gerontology employment growth

36,010 38,710 40,090 41,230 42,010
21,330 24,070 24,320 24,740 25,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$67,775 $67,292 $68,206 $71,046 $71,010
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for gerontology professionals in Portland have increased. In 2010 gerontology professionals in Portland reportedly earned an average salary of $71,010 per year. Gerontology professionals in Portland made a yearly average salary of $67,775, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$42,480
25th percentile
$52,592
50th percentile
$64,144
75th percentile
$81,304
90th percentile
$92,055

Gerontology professionals in Portland make a median yearly salary of $64,144. The 10% of gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,480 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $92,055 per year.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Portland

Nursing
$65,040
Gerontology
$71,010

On average gerontology professional salaries in Portland are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in Portland

2

Many of Portland's gerontology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited gerontology schools in the city.

Gerontology Programs Offered In Portland

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in gerontology offered by Portland's gerontology schools.

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In Portland

associate
16
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
55
Total71

Approximately 71 students completed gerontology courses in 2010.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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