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Gerontology Schools
In Los Angeles, California

Gerontology faculty can choose to work at one of 2 gerontology schools in Los Angeles. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the gerontology academic community in Los Angeles, and the future trends. Academia in gerontology includes gerontology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Gerontology Employment

Los Angeles 87,310
California 327,590

Of the 327,590 gerontology professionals employed in California, 87,310 work in Los Angeles. The number of gerontology professionals in Los Angeles has grown by 9% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Los Angeles has also increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Gerontology employment growth

301,670 308,220 323,550 320,120 327,590
79,790 78,980 81,410 83,530 87,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$69,504 $70,520 $70,922 $69,096 $71,192
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

Salaries for gerontology professionals in Los Angeles have increased. In 2010 gerontology professionals in Los Angeles reportedly earned an average salary of $71,192 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, gerontology professionals in Los Angeles made an average salary of $69,504 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Los Angeles.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Los Angeles

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Gerontology professionals in Los Angeles make a median yearly salary of $66,534. The 10% of gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,682 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $104,664 per year.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Los Angeles


Los Angeles gerontology professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in Los Angeles


Many of Los Angeles' gerontology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited gerontology schools in the city.

Gerontology Programs Offered In Los Angeles


Los Angeles' gerontology schools offer 5 gerontology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In Los Angeles


In 2010 approximately 49 students completed gerontology courses.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of gerontology faculty in Los Angeles, growth in the field of gerontology academia and faculty salaries in Los Angeles. If you are involved in teaching gerontology courses to students at the certificate in gerontology, bachelors degree in gerontology, masters degree in gerontology, and doctoral 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 Los Angeles. The data we have gathered thus far will be available for you to view once you have submitted your information.


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