Gerontology Schools
In Ypsilanti, Michigan

In Ypsilanti, there is only one gerontology school 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 Ypsilanti, which encompasses gerontology training at the following levels:

  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Masters degree in Gerontology


Professional Trends

Ypsilanti Vs. Michigan Gerontology Employment

Ypsilanti 1,130
Michigan 110,670

Of the 110,670 gerontology professionals employed in Michigan, 1,130 work in Ypsilanti. Between 2006 and 2010, in Ypsilanti, there has been a 85% decline in the number of gerontology professionals. Overall employment in Ypsilanti has also decreased.

Ypsilanti Vs. Michigan Gerontology employment growth

105,590 106,400 110,360 109,510 110,670
7,590 8,230 7,160 8,920 1,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Ypsilanti

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in Ypsilanti

$60,823 $66,460 $70,248 $71,492 $72,987
$46,370 $47,850 $48,880 $48,930 $48,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in Ypsilanti
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ypsilanti

As the number of gerontology professionals in Ypsilanti has shrunk, salaries for gerontology professionals have increased. In 2010 Ypsilanti gerontology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $72,987. Four years earlier in 2006, gerontology professionals in Ypsilanti made an average salary of $60,823 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Ypsilanti.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Ypsilanti

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Gerontology professionals in Ypsilanti earn a median salary of $66,383 per year. The difference in pay between the gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 136%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $44,740 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $105,650 per year.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Ypsilanti


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

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in Ypsilanti


Many of Ypsilanti's gerontology professionals are graduates of the only accredited gerontology school in the city.

Gerontology Programs Offered In Ypsilanti


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in gerontology offered by Ypsilanti's gerontology schools.

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In Ypsilanti


Approximately 28 students completed gerontology courses in 2010.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Ypsilanti, Michigan

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