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Gerontology Schools In Texas

In Texas, 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 Texas, and the future trends in gerontology training at the following levels:


  1. Abilene Christian University

    1600 Campus Court, Abilene, Texas 79699

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

    1001 Birdwell Lane, Big Spring, Texas 79720

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of North Texas

    Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Stephen F Austin State University

    2008 Alumin Drive, Rusk 206, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Texas Tech University

    Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Phoenix-Houston Campus

    11451 Katy Fwy, Houston, Texas 77079-2004

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Texas 215,880
National 3,420,460

Of all of the gerontology professionals in the country, nearly 6% are in the state of Texas.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Texas

195,190 188,180 199,380 204,320 215,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Texas, the field of gerontology is growing. In Texas, 20,690 more gerontology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of gerontology has grown by 11% in Texas. 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 Texas

$56,938 $61,646 $61,504 $65,724 $62,094
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by gerontology professionals is increasing in Texas. In 2006 gerontology professionals made a mean salary of $56,938 per year, and in 2010 they made $62,094 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Texas

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Thus, gerontology professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Texas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of gerontology. The pay differential between the highest paid gerontology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 168%

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Texas


In Texas, gerontology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Gerontology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Texas


As the number of gerontology professionals is increasing in Texas state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited gerontology schools in Texas state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 24 gerontology graduates from gerontology courses in Texas and in 2010 there were 25 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Texas by 4%. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned an undergraduate certificate in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Texas

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The number of gerontology faculty, growth in the field of gerontology academia and gerontology faculty salaries in Texas, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. Please enter your information in the form below if you are involved in teaching gerontology courses to students at the certificate in gerontology, associates degree in gerontology, bachelors degree in gerontology, masters degree in gerontology, and doctoral degree in gerontology levels This will help us build a valuable free database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of gerontology in Texas. All information you submit will be anonymous. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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