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Gerontology Schools In Colorado

Gerontology classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited gerontology school in Colorado. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the gerontology academic community in Colorado, and the future trends in gerontology training at the gerontology masters degree level.


  1. University of Northern Colorado

    Carter Hall - Rm 4000, Greeley, Colorado 80639

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Colorado 49,680
National 3,420,460

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

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Colorado

42,890 45,270 47,770 49,650 49,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, gerontology is a growing field. There were 6,790 more gerontology professionals working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of gerontology professionals has grown by 16%. This is faster than the trend for gerontology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of gerontology professionals has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Gerontology VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$72,138 $63,302 $64,316 $68,512 $71,646
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by gerontology professionals is decreasing in Colorado. Gerontology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $72,138 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $71,646 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Colorado

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Thus, gerontology professionals' salaries declined by 1% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of gerontology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid gerontology professionals earning 195% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Colorado state.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Colorado


In Colorado, gerontology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited gerontology school in Colorado is decreasing. In Colorado, there were 14 graduates in 2006. And there were 3 graduates from gerontology courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado by 79%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a master's degree in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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