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Gerontology Schools In Kansas

Gerontology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited gerontology schools in Kansas. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of gerontology and gerontology training in Kansas, which includes gerontology training at the following levels:


  1. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Kansas 35,370
National 3,420,460

Of all of the gerontology professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Kansas

31,810 31,430 32,330 33,750 35,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, gerontology is a growing field. In 2010 there were 3,560 more gerontology professionals working in Kansas than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of gerontology professionals has grown by 11%. 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 Kansas

$56,586 $52,420 $54,548 $57,154 $59,028
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Kansas, as the number of gerontology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by gerontology professionals are increasing. In 2006 gerontology professionals made a mean salary of $56,586 per year, and in 2010 they made $59,028 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Kansas

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This represents a growth in salaries of 4%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Kansas state, within the field of gerontology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid gerontology professionals earn 134% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Kansas


In Kansas, 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 Kansas


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited gerontology schools in Kansas is increasing. In 2006 there were 6 gerontology graduates from gerontology courses in Kansas and in 2010 there were 10 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 67%. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a master's degree in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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