Gerontology Schools In Washington State

There is only one accredited gerontology school in Washington State for faculty who teach gerontology classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of gerontology and gerontology training in Washington State, which includes gerontology training at the gerontology bachelors degree level.


  1. Central Washington University

    400 East University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Washington State 72,190
National 3,420,460

Of all of the gerontology professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Washington State

61,390 63,310 66,920 70,770 72,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, gerontology is a growing field. There were 10,800 more gerontology professionals working in Washington State in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of gerontology professionals has grown by 18%. This growth is faster 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 Washington State

$67,262 $70,158 $71,542 $71,864 $71,664
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to gerontology professionals are growing in Washington State. In 2006 gerontology professionals made a mean salary of $67,262 per year, and in 2010 they made $71,664 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Washington State

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This represents a 6% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of gerontology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid gerontology professionals earning 147% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Washington State state.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Washington State


In Washington State, gerontology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Gerontology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State


A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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