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Gerontology in Nevada

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in Nevada

Around 0.0% of Nevada's graduates, graduate from Gerontology degree programs every year.

University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the only accredited Gerontology school in Nevada. It is located in Las Vegas. Approximately 0 students graduated from Gerontology programs at University of Nevada-Las Vegas, in 2010.


Tuition at University of Nevada-Las Vegas for students enrolled in Gerontology courses was $5,808 per year.

A Gerontology degree from a Nevada school... what next?

Most people who graduate from Gerontology school in Nevada go on to work as a gerontologist. Nevada had 170 gerontologists in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Nevada gerontologists:

  1. Clark County - 130 gerontologists
  2. Pinal County - 0 gerontologists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of gerontologists is expected to grow by 23% by 2018. There are projected to be an estimated 100 gerontologists working in the Nevada then.


Nevada gerontologists earn on average $55,040 per year. But, salaries for gerontologists can vary. In 2010, gerontologists made as little as less than $33,480 per year or as much as more than $90,720 per year in Nevada. The counties in Nevada with the highest average salary for a gerontologist are:

  1. Pinal County - $60,300 per year
  2. Clark County - $53,190 per year

On average gerontologists earns the least in the following Nevada counties:

  1. Clark County - $53,190 per year
  2. Pinal County - $60,300 per year

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The charts and graphs below have additional gerontology statistics regarding a career in Gerontology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse practitioning or nursing.

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other n/a $81,330
Registered Nurses 16,780 $75,320 20.0%
Medical and Health Services Managers 1,940 $92,020 20.5%
Social and Human Service Assistants 1,250 $30,480 115.5%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 170 $55,040 183.3%

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