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Gerontology Schools In Florida

In Florida, there are 3 accredited schools where gerontology classes faculty 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 Florida, which encompasses gerontology training at the following levels:


  1. Bethune-Cookman University

    640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Edward Waters College

    1658 Kings Rd, Jacksonville, Florida 32209

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Florida 184,550
National 3,420,460

Approximately 5% of the country's gerontology professionals work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Florida

173,280 174,530 159,490 175,770 184,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, the field of gerontology is growing. In 2010 there were 11,270 more gerontology professionals working in Florida than there were in 2006. Thus, in Florida, this field has grown by 7% in four years. 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 Florida

$63,166 $65,186 $59,620 $66,732 $70,042
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Florida, as the number of gerontology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by gerontology professionals are increasing. Gerontology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $63,166 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $70,042 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Florida

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This represents a 10% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Florida state, within the field of gerontology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid gerontology professionals earn 159% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Florida


In Florida, 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 Florida


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited gerontology schools in Florida is decreasing. In 2006 there were 69 gerontology graduates from gerontology courses in Florida and in 2010 there were 57 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Florida by 17%. 60% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Florida

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The number of gerontology faculty, growth in the field of gerontology academia and gerontology faculty salaries in Florida, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. Please enter your information in the form below if you are involved in teaching gerontology courses to students at the bachelors degree in gerontology, masters degree in gerontology, and doctoral degree in gerontology levels This will help us build a valuable free database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of gerontology in Florida. All information you submit will be anonymous. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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