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Gerontology Schools In Indiana

Indiana has 7 accredited gerontology schools where gerontology faculty who teach gerontology classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of gerontology and gerontology training in Indiana, which includes gerontology training at the following levels:


  1. Hanover College

    359 LaGrange Road, Hanover, Indiana 47243

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  2. University of Indianapolis

    1400 E Hanna Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46227-3697

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  3. Indiana University-Kokomo

    2300 S Washington St, Kokomo, Indiana 46904-9003

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  4. Brown Mackie College-Merrillville

    1000 E 80th Place, Suite 205M, Merrillville, Indiana 46410

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  5. Manchester College

    604 College Ave, North Manchester, Indiana 46962

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  6. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

    St Hwy 150, Saint Mary-Of-The-Woods, Indiana 47876-1099

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  7. Valparaiso University

    US Highway 30 and Sturdy Road, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

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Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Indiana 74,160
National 3,420,460

Of all of the gerontology professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Indiana state.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Indiana

64,800 69,000 68,710 70,180 74,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Indiana, gerontology is a growing field. There were 9,360 more gerontology professionals working in Indiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of gerontology professionals has grown by 14%. This growth is faster 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 Indiana

$65,188 $59,222 $52,604 $54,048 $62,144
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of gerontology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to gerontology professionals are decreasing in Indiana. In 2006 gerontology professionals made a mean salary of $65,188 per year, and in 2010 they made $62,144 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Indiana

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This represents a 5% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Indiana state, within the field of gerontology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid gerontology professionals earn 144% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Indiana


In Indiana, 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 Indiana


As the number of gerontology professionals is increasing in Indiana state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited gerontology schools in Indiana state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 3 gerontology graduates from gerontology courses in Indiana and in 2010 there were 7 graduates.

This represents a 133% increase in the number of gerontology degree or certificate school graduates in Indiana state. 38% of these graduates received a associate's degree in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of gerontology faculty in Indiana, growth in the field of gerontology academia and gerontology faculty salaries in Indiana. If you are involved in teaching gerontology courses to students at the associates degree in gerontology, bachelors degree in gerontology, and masters degree in gerontology levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of gerontology in Indiana. A summary of the information we have collected thus far will appear once you submit your information.

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