Macon has a total population of 97,255 and a student population of 22,393. Of these students, 6,950 are enrolled in schools that offer gerontology programs.
Macon's largest gerontology school is Central Georgia Technical College. In 2010, Central Georgia Technical College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in gerontology.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a gerontology certificate in Macon. If you decide to attend a gerontology school in Macon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,043.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a gerontology program in Macon.
Many gerontology graduates choose to work as gerontologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Macon, your job prospects are good. There were 66,610 gerontologists working in Georgia and 2,810 working in the greater Macon area in 2010. Macon's gerontologist workforce is projected to increase by 35% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a gerontologist in Macon is $56,680 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for gerontologists.