Gerontology Career Opportunities

Innerbody.com reports a very positive outlook for gerontology careers, and with an aging population this positive outlook is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. Professional gerontologists may work in a variety of settings that include the following:

  • Community, human service and religious organizations
  • Healthcare and long-term care institutions
  • Federal, state, and local government agencies, including the aging network (the system of service delivery to older persons established by a federal law entitled the Older American Act)
  • Retirement communities
  • Academic and other educational and research settings
  • Professional organizations
  • Business and industry

Innerbody.com also reports that the earnings of gerontologists vary widely, depending on discipline, experience level and geographic location. Average yearly salaries in the profession of gerontology range between $53,000 and $80,000, while new professionals start between $42,000 and $66,000. Experienced gerontologists can expect to earn a minimum yearly salary of $64,000.

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Whether you’re currently enrolled or considering enrolling, this job board provides real-life examples of the opportuniteis that will be available to you.   Request a program guide or chat with an advisor for more information.

Center for Community Resources Pottsville, PA Jul, 14
Ultra Health Providers Maysville, KY Jul, 14
WRC Senior Services Brookville, PA Jul, 14
Mountain Manor of Paintsville Paintsville, KY Jul, 14
Lakeshore Community Services, Inc Erie, PA Jul, 14
Centene Corporation Fort Myers, FL Jul, 14
Senior Resource Group Walnut Creek, CA Jul, 14
University of Pennsylvania Health System Philadelphia, PA Jul, 14
Morningside College Sioux City, IA Jul, 14
Silicon Valley Adult Day Health Care Milpitas, CA Jul, 14
Elim Park Baptist Home Cheshire, CT Jul, 14
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Winston-Salem, NC Jul, 14
Virginia Dept of Social Services - Local Culpeper, VA Jul, 14
Brookdale Senior Living Marysville, OH Jul, 14
Ascension Living Emmitsburg, MD Jul, 14
Pittsburgh Mercy Pittsburgh, PA Jul, 14
Pittsburgh Mercy Pittsburgh, PA Jul, 14

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