Gerontology Career Opportunities 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 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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University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT Jun, 08
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HumanGood Fresno, CA Jun, 04
Villas at Sunset Bay New Port Richey, FL Jun, 02
US Department of Veterans Affairs Saint Cloud, MN Jun, 03
Centene Corporation Lovington, IL Jun, 03
US Department of Veterans Affairs Livermore, CA Jun, 06
Phoenix Senior Living Albany, GA Jun, 06
Molina Healthcare Louisville, KY Jun, 06
The Phoenix at Albany Albany, GA Jun, 04
Centene Corporation Chicago, IL Jun, 05
Kingsley House, Inc New Orleans, LA Jun, 08
US Department of Veterans Affairs Minneapolis, MN Jun, 04
KPC Promise Healthcare LLC Vicksburg, MS Jun, 09
University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester, MA Jun, 04
UC Health Cincinnati, OH Jun, 09

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