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Gerontology Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Gerontology faculty can choose to work at one of 2 gerontology schools in Philadelphia. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the gerontology academic community in Philadelphia, and the future trends. Academia in gerontology includes gerontology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Gerontology Employment

Philadelphia 61,710
Pennsylvania 170,160

Of the 170,160 gerontology professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 61,710 work in Philadelphia. There has been a 5% growth in the number of gerontology professionals in Philadelphia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for gerontology professionals in Philadelphia has increased, overall employment in Philadelphia has also increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Gerontology employment growth

162,510 164,250 169,430 169,500 170,160
58,600 57,120 59,700 61,170 61,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$68,068 $67,535 $67,766 $69,794 $73,354
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

Salaries for gerontology professionals in Philadelphia have increased. In 2010 gerontology professionals in Philadelphia reportedly earned an average salary of $73,354 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, gerontology professionals in Philadelphia made an average salary of $68,068 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Philadelphia.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Philadelphia

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Gerontology professionals in Philadelphia earn a median salary of $67,640 per year. The 10% of gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,772 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $96,778 per year.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Philadelphia


Gerontology professional salaries in Philadelphia are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in Philadelphia


Many of Philadelphia's gerontology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited gerontology schools in the city.

Gerontology Programs Offered In Philadelphia


There is one degree and certificate program in gerontology offered by Philadelphia's gerontology school.

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In Philadelphia


In 2010 approximately 2 students graduated from gerontology courses.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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