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Gerontology Schools In Missouri

Missouri has 6 accredited gerontology schools where gerontology faculty who teach gerontology classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in gerontology in the state of Missouri, which encompasses gerontology training at the following levels:


  1. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

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  2. A T Still University of Health Sciences

    800 W Jefferson, Kirksville, Missouri 63501

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  3. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  4. University of Missouri-St Louis

    One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63121-4400

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  5. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  6. Webster University

    470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3194

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Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Missouri 75,020
National 3,420,460

Of all of the gerontology professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Missouri.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Missouri

65,570 65,690 68,800 71,630 75,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Gerontology is a growing field in Missouri. 9,450 more gerontology professionals were working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Missouri, this field has grown by 14% in four years. 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 Missouri

$61,610 $66,770 $60,904 $58,378 $60,618
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to gerontology professionals are declining in Missouri. Gerontology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $61,610 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $60,618 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Missouri

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This represents a decline in salaries of 2%. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of gerontology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid gerontology professionals earning 194% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Missouri state.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Missouri


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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited gerontology schools in Missouri is increasing. In Missouri, there were 39 graduates in 2006. And there were 46 graduates from gerontology courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri by 18%. A majority of these graduates, or 63%, graduated with an master's degree in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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