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Gerontology in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Gerontology Programs in New Jersey

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of New Jersey receive gerontology degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 0 gerontologists graduate from New Jersey's 2 gerontology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a gerontology program is Monmouth University. Monmouth University, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in West Long Branch. In 2010, Monmouth University graduated no students from its gerontology program. Students at Monmouth University paid $26,356 per year in tuition fees.

Union County College, which is located in Cranford, is the second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a gerontology program. It received a ranking of 91st in the country in 2010. 0 students graduated with degree in gerontology from Union County College in 2010. Students at Union County College paid $3,120 per year in tuition fees.


Gerontology schools in New Jersey, charge students an average tuition of $14,738 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $26,356 per year, or as little as $3,120 per year. In 2010, the gerontology schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Jersey were:

  1. Monmouth University - located in West Long Branch, students are charged $26,356 per year
  2. Union County College - located in Cranford, students are charged $3,120 per year

The gerontology schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in New Jersey were:

  1. Union County College - located in Cranford, students are charged $3,120 per year
  2. Monmouth University - located in West Long Branch, students are charged $26,356 per year

A gerontology degree from a New Jersey school... what next?

Most people who graduate from gerontology school in New Jersey go on to work as a gerontologist. If you decide to work as a gerontologist in New Jersey, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 4,180 New Jersey gerontologists as of 2010. The largest populations of New Jersey gerontologists are working in the following counties:

  1. Essex County - 2,750 gerontologists
  2. Middlesex County - 980 gerontologists
  3. Mercer County - 100 gerontologists

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of gerontologists is expected to grow by 20% by 2018. There are projected to be 5,650 gerontologists working in the New Jersey then.


A gerontologist in New Jersey makes an average of $115,390 per year. But, salaries for gerontologists can vary. In 2010, gerontologists made as little as less than $46,350 per year or as much as more than $158,500 per year in New Jersey. The following counties in New Jersey have the highest average salaries for gerontologists:

  1. Burlington County - $125,560 per year
  2. Mercer County - $122,070 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $121,160 per year

On average, gerontologists earns the least in the following New Jersey counties:

  1. Essex County - $111,980 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $121,160 per year
  3. Mercer County - $122,070 per year

More Information

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Registered Nurses 76,680 $75,440 -5.3%
Social and Human Service Assistants 13,070 $31,320 82.5%
Medical and Health Services Managers 7,800 $106,870 37.3%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 4,180 $115,390 13.6%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 1,090 $79,860 101.9%

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