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Gerontology Schools
In Richmond, Virginia

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


Professional Trends

Richmond Vs. Virginia Gerontology Employment

Richmond 1,040
Virginia 76,270

Exactly 1,040 of Virginia's 76,270 gerontology professionals work in Richmond. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of gerontology professionals in Richmond has grown by 65%. As the number of gerontology professionals in Richmond has increased, overall employment in Richmond has also increased.

Richmond Vs. Virginia Gerontology employment growth

66,550 68,450 70,820 72,760 76,270
630 710 740 No data 1,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Richmond

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in Richmond

$65,795 $68,885 $69,350 No data $58,150
$37,120 $37,780 $39,600 No data $42,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in Richmond
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Richmond

In Richmond, salaries for gerontology professionals have decreased. In 2010 Richmond gerontology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $58,150. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for gerontology professionals in Richmond was $65,795 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Richmond.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Richmond

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Gerontology professionals in Richmond make a median yearly salary of $54,140. The 10% of gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,503 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 125% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Richmond


Richmond gerontology professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in Richmond


Many of Richmond's gerontology professionals are graduates of the only accredited gerontology school in the city.

Gerontology Programs Offered In Richmond


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in gerontology offered by Richmond's gerontology schools.

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In Richmond


In 2010 approximately 13 students completed gerontology courses.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Richmond, Virginia

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