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Gerontology Schools In New Mexico

There is only one accredited gerontology school in New Mexico for faculty who teach gerontology classes to choose from. The trends in New Mexico's gerontology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in gerontology includes gerontology training at the gerontology certificate level.


  1. New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

    3400 S Espina, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Mexico Vs. National Gerontology Employment

New Mexico 18,710
National 3,420,460

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

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In New Mexico

15,830 15,410 16,620 16,040 18,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Gerontology is a growing field in New Mexico. In New Mexico, 2,880 more gerontology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of gerontology has grown by 18% in New Mexico. This growth is faster than the national trend for gerontology professionals which shows a 10% increase in the number of gerontology professionals working around the nation.

Gerontology VS. All Professions salaries in New Mexico

$59,100 $58,165 $57,670 $59,656 $52,234
$40,511 $43,009 $44,801 $46,220 $46,794
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to gerontology professionals are declining in New Mexico. In 2006 gerontology professionals made a mean salary of $59,100 per year, and in 2010 they made $52,234 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in New Mexico

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Thus, gerontology professionals' salaries declined by 13% in 4 years. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 188% pay differential between the highest paid gerontology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of gerontology in New Mexico.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in New Mexico


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

Educational Trends

Gerontology programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Mexico


The number of students graduating from the only accredited gerontology school in New Mexico is decreasing.

There was a decrease in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in New Mexico by 100%. 100% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in New Mexico

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