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Gerontology Schools In Louisiana

Louisiana has 3 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 Louisiana, which includes gerontology training at the following levels:


  1. University of New Orleans

    2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Louisiana Monroe

    700 University Avenue, Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Tulane University of Louisiana

    6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Louisiana 50,740
National 3,420,460

Of all of the gerontology professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Louisiana.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Louisiana

46,510 48,110 48,420 49,250 50,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of gerontology professionals is growing in Louisiana. In Louisiana, 4,230 more gerontology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Louisiana, this field has grown by 9% 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 Louisiana

$61,832 $56,843 $50,584 $51,616 $52,502
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Louisiana, as the number of gerontology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by gerontology professionals are decreasing. The mean salary for gerontology professionals in 2006 was $61,832 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $52,502 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Louisiana

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Thus, there was a 18% decline in gerontology professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Louisiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of gerontology. The pay differential between the highest paid gerontology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 156%

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Louisiana


Gerontology professionals in Louisiana earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Gerontology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Louisiana


As the number of gerontology professionals is increasing in Louisiana state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited gerontology schools in Louisiana state is decreasing. In Louisiana, there were 20 graduates in 2006. And there were 5 graduates from gerontology courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana by 75%. A majority of these graduates, or 75%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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The number of gerontology faculty, growth in the field of gerontology academia and gerontology faculty salaries in Louisiana, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching gerontology courses to students at the certificate in gerontology, and masters degree in gerontology levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future gerontology faculty in Louisiana. A summary of the information we have collected thus far will appear once you submit your information.

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