Johnson City has a general population of 55,469 and an overall student population of 14,605. Approximately 14,421 of Johnson City's students are enrolled in schools that offer gerontology programs.
Of the 1 gerontology schools in Johnson City, the largest gerontology school, by student population, is East Tennessee State University. In 2010, East Tennessee State University graduated approximately 1 students from its gerontology program.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in gerontology in Johnson City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,391 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Johnson City gerontology schools was an average of $31,319 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,090 for gerontology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Johnson City-based gerontology schools, you will have an added expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,891.
If you decide to work as a gerontologist in Johnson City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 gerontologists in Tennessee were working in the greater Johnson City area. Johnson City's gerontologist workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a gerontologist in Johnson City is $54,750 per year, which is higher than the average for gerontologists state-wide.