Gerontology Schools In Utah

Utah has 2 accredited gerontology schools where gerontology faculty who teach gerontology classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in gerontology in the state of Utah, which encompasses gerontology training at the following levels:

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


  1. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Utah 27,280
National 3,420,460

Approximately 1% of the country's gerontology professionals work in Utah state.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Utah

24,830 25,760 27,130 27,360 27,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of gerontology professionals is growing in Utah. 2,450 more gerontology professionals were working in Utah in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of gerontology has grown by 10% in Utah. 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 Utah

$56,248 $56,330 $56,434 $59,436 $67,498
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by gerontology professionals is increasing in Utah. Gerontology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $56,248 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $67,498 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Utah

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This represents a 17% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 79% pay differential between the highest paid gerontology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of gerontology in Utah.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Utah


Gerontology professionals in Utah earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited gerontology schools in Utah is increasing. In 2006, 4 students graduated from gerontology courses in Utah. And in 2010, 26 students graduated.

This represents a 550% increase in the number of gerontology degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Utah

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