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Gerontology Schools In South Carolina

In South Carolina, there are 6 accredited schools where gerontology classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the gerontology academic community in South Carolina, and the future trends in gerontology training at the gerontology certificate level.


  1. Aiken Technical College

    2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, South Carolina 29829

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Denmark Technical College

    1126 Solomon Blatt Blvd, Denmark, South Carolina 29042

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Florence-Darlington Technical College

    2715 W. Lucas Street, Florence, South Carolina 29501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Greenville Technical College

    620 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29607-2418

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Coastal Carolina University

    108 James P. Blanton Circle, Conway, South Carolina 29526

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Gerontology Employment

South Carolina 48,890
National 3,420,460

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

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In South Carolina

38,860 42,170 44,460 46,550 48,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of gerontology professionals is growing in South Carolina. In 2010 there were 10,030 more gerontology professionals working in South Carolina than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of gerontology has grown by 26% in South Carolina. This growth is faster than the change in the number of gerontology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of gerontology professionals has grown by 10% from 2006 to 2010.

Gerontology VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$42,994 $65,250 $63,718 $68,596 $69,504
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to gerontology professionals are growing in South Carolina. Gerontology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $42,994 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $69,504 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in South Carolina

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Thus, there was a 38% growth in gerontology professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. 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 South Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in South Carolina


In South Carolina, gerontology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Gerontology programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited gerontology schools in South Carolina is increasing. In 2006 there were 21 gerontology graduates from gerontology courses in South Carolina and in 2010 there were 32 graduates.

This represents a 52% increase in the number of gerontology degree or certificate school graduates in South Carolina state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an undergraduate certificate in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of gerontology faculty in South Carolina, growth in the field of gerontology academia and gerontology faculty salaries in South Carolina. If you are involved in teaching gerontology courses to students at the certificate in gerontology level, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future gerontology faculty in South Carolina. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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