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Gerontology Schools In Maine

Gerontology classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited gerontology school in Maine. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the gerontology academic community in Maine, and the future trends in gerontology training at the gerontology certificate level.


  1. University of New England

    11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, Maine 04005-9599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Maine 19,790
National 3,420,460

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

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Maine

20,270 20,480 19,650 18,880 19,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Gerontology is a shrinking field in Maine. In 2010 there were 480 less gerontology professionals working in Maine than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of gerontology has shrunk by 2% in Maine. This is slower 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 Maine

$60,960 $64,462 $67,348 $64,340 $69,422
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of gerontology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to gerontology professionals are increasing in Maine. The mean salary for gerontology professionals in 2006 was $60,960 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $69,422 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Maine

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Thus, gerontology professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of gerontology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid gerontology professionals earning 163% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Maine state.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Maine


In Maine, 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 Maine


The number of students graduating from the only accredited gerontology school in Maine is increasing.

There was an increase in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Maine by 100%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Maine

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