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Gerontology Schools
In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

In Harrisburg, 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 Harrisburg, which encompasses gerontology training at the gerontology certificate level.


Professional Trends

Harrisburg Vs. Pennsylvania Gerontology Employment

Harrisburg 8,710
Pennsylvania 170,160

Exactly 8,710 of the 170,160 gerontology professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Harrisburg. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of gerontology professionals in Harrisburg has grown by 11%. Overall employment in Harrisburg has also increased.

Harrisburg Vs. Pennsylvania Gerontology employment growth

162,510 164,250 169,430 169,500 170,160
7,870 1,600 8,230 7,760 8,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Harrisburg

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in Harrisburg

$64,867 $62,133 $61,235 $58,790 $59,187
$37,850 $39,190 $40,700 $42,140 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in Harrisburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Harrisburg

As the number of gerontology professionals in Harrisburg has grown, salaries for gerontology professionals have decreased. Harrisburg gerontology professionals made $59,187 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for gerontology professionals in Harrisburg was $64,867 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Harrisburg.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Harrisburg

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Gerontology professionals in Harrisburg earn a median salary of $54,560 per year. The difference in pay between the gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 117%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,197 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $85,197 per year.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Harrisburg


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

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in Harrisburg


There is only one accredited gerontology school in the city. Many of Harrisburg's gerontology professionals are graduates of this school.

Gerontology Programs Offered In Harrisburg


Harrisburg's gerontology schools offer 2 gerontology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In Harrisburg


In 2010 approximately 6 students graduated from gerontology courses.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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