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Gerontology Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

The city of New Orleans has 2 schools where gerontology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of gerontology and gerontology education in New Orleans, which includes gerontology training at the gerontology certificate level.


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Gerontology Employment

New Orleans 15,160
Louisiana 50,740

Exactly 15,160 of Louisiana's 50,740 gerontology professionals work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of gerontology professionals in New Orleans has grown by 22%. Overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Gerontology employment growth

46,510 48,110 48,420 49,250 50,740
12,390 12,480 13,050 14,340 15,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$51,443 $51,958 $56,693 $68,062 $66,683
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

In New Orleans, salaries for gerontology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $66,683 per year was earned by gerontology professionals in New Orleans. Gerontology professionals in New Orleans made a yearly average salary of $51,443, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of gerontology professionals in New Orleans is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in New Orleans

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Gerontology professionals in New Orleans earn a median salary of $62,400 per year. The 10% of gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,542 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 131% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in New Orleans


On average gerontology professional salaries in New Orleans are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in New Orleans


Many of New Orleans' gerontology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited gerontology schools in the city.

Gerontology Programs Offered In New Orleans


There is one degree and certificate program in gerontology offered by New Orleans' gerontology school.

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In New Orleans


Approximately 3 students graduated from gerontology courses in 2010.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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The number of gerontology faculty, growth in the field of gerontology academia and gerontology faculty salaries in New Orleans, 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 level, 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 New Orleans. The data we have gathered thus far will be available for you to view once you have submitted your information.


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