Gerontology Schools
In Scranton, Pennsylvania

Gerontology faculty can choose to work at one of 2 gerontology schools in Scranton. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the gerontology academic community in Scranton, and the future trends. Academia in gerontology includes gerontology training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Gerontology Employment

Scranton 7,580
Pennsylvania 170,160

Exactly 7,580 of Pennsylvania's 170,160 gerontology professionals work in Scranton. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of gerontology professionals in Scranton has shrunk by 0%. As the number of gerontology professionals in Scranton has decreased, overall employment in Scranton has increased.

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Gerontology employment growth

162,510 164,250 169,430 169,500 170,160
7,610 7,150 7,230 7,620 7,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Scranton

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in Scranton

$48,973 $50,237 $51,023 $52,333 $52,047
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in Scranton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Scranton

In Scranton, salaries for gerontology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $52,047 per year was earned by gerontology professionals in Scranton. Four years earlier in 2006, gerontology professionals in Scranton made an average salary of $48,973 per year. The growth in the salary of gerontology professionals in Scranton is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Scranton

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Gerontology professionals make a median salary of $47,833 per year in Scranton. The difference in pay between the gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 120%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,627 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $73,960 per year.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Scranton


Gerontology professional salaries in Scranton are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in Scranton


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

Gerontology Programs Offered In Scranton


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

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In Scranton


In 2010 approximately 1 students completed gerontology courses.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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