Gerontology Schools
In San Jose, California

In San Jose, there is only one gerontology school where gerontology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the gerontology academic community in San Jose, and the future trends. Academia in gerontology includes gerontology training at the gerontology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Gerontology Employment

San Jose 16,530
California 327,590

Exactly 16,530 of the 327,590 gerontology professionals employed in California, work in San Jose. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Jose, there has been a 12% decline in the number of gerontology professionals. As the number of gerontology professionals in San Jose has decreased, overall employment in San Jose has also decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Gerontology employment growth

301,670 308,220 323,550 320,120 327,590
18,770 19,810 20,580 18,260 16,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$81,592 $83,342 $85,226 $93,312 $96,722
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

Salaries for gerontology professionals in San Jose have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $96,722 per year was earned by gerontology professionals in San Jose. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for gerontology professionals in San Jose was $81,592 per year. The growth in the salary of gerontology professionals in San Jose is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in San Jose

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90th percentile

Gerontology professionals in San Jose earn a median salary of $89,130 per year. The 10% of gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,726 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 102% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in San Jose


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

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in San Jose


There is only one accredited gerontology school in the city. Many of San Jose's gerontology professionals are graduates of this school.

Gerontology Programs Offered In San Jose

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There is one degree and certificate program in gerontology offered by San Jose's gerontology school.

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In San Jose

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Gerontology Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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The number of gerontology faculty, growth in the field of gerontology academia and gerontology faculty salaries in San Jose, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching gerontology courses to students at the bachelors degree in gerontology level, 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 San Jose. Once you have submitted your information, you will be able to view a summary of some of the data we have collected so far.


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