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Gerontology Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

There is only one gerontology school in Columbia for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of gerontology and gerontology education in Columbia, which includes gerontology training at the gerontology certificate level.


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Gerontology Employment

Columbia 10,950
South Carolina 48,890

Exactly 10,950 of South Carolina's 48,890 gerontology professionals work in Columbia. The number of gerontology professionals in Columbia has grown by 41% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of gerontology professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Gerontology employment growth

38,860 42,170 44,460 46,550 48,890
7,780 8,630 9,040 9,700 10,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$50,547 $51,793 $54,650 $57,062 $58,053
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for gerontology professionals have increased. In 2010 gerontology professionals in Columbia reportedly earned an average salary of $58,053 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, gerontology professionals in Columbia made an average salary of $50,547 per year. The growth in the salary of gerontology professionals in Columbia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Columbia

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Columbia gerontology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,060. The 10% of gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,112 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $82,450 per year.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Columbia


On average gerontology professionals in Columbia earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Columbia.

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in Columbia


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

Gerontology Programs Offered In Columbia


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

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 4 students completed gerontology courses.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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