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Gerontology Schools In Wisconsin

There is only one accredited gerontology school in Wisconsin for faculty who teach gerontology classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in gerontology in the state of Wisconsin, which encompasses gerontology training at the gerontology masters degree level.


  1. Mount Mary College

    2900 N. Menomonee River Pky, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53222-4597

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Wisconsin Vs. National Gerontology Employment

Wisconsin 67,600
National 3,420,460

Approximately 2% of the country's gerontology professionals work in Wisconsin state.

Employment Growth for Gerontology professionals In Wisconsin

60,270 62,110 63,400 67,700 67,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of gerontology professionals is growing in Wisconsin. 7,330 more gerontology professionals were working in Wisconsin in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 12% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for gerontology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of gerontology professionals has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Gerontology VS. All Professions salaries in Wisconsin

$56,094 $58,578 $46,396 $47,470 $49,078
$43,308 $43,685 $45,556 $47,117 $48,374
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of gerontology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to gerontology professionals are decreasing in Wisconsin. The mean salary for gerontology professionals in 2006 was $56,094 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $49,078 per year.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Wisconsin

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This represents a decline in salaries of 14%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Wisconsin state, within the field of gerontology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid gerontology professionals earn 132% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Wisconsin


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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited gerontology school in Wisconsin is decreasing. In Wisconsin, there were 3 graduates in 2006. And there were 3 graduates from gerontology courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of gerontology school degree or certificate graduates in Wisconsin by 0%. 100% of these graduates received a master's degree in gerontology.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Wisconsin

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