Salt Lake City has a total population of 181,743 and a student population of 88,646. Of these students, 29,284 are enrolled in schools that offer gerontology programs.
Of the 1 gerontology schools in Salt Lake City, the largest gerontology school, by student population, is University of Utah. Approximately 23 students graduated in 2010 from University of Utah with credentials in gerontology.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a gerontology certificate from one of Salt Lake City's gerontology schools. If you decide to attend one of Salt Lake City's gerontology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,455 per year in instate tuition and $31,845 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,080 for gerontology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,743 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,712.
If you decide to work as a gerontologist in Salt Lake City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 gerontologists in Utah were working in the greater Salt Lake City area. The number of gerontologists in Salt Lake City is expected to increase by 40% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for gerontologists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a gerontologist in Salt Lake City is $60,790 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for gerontologists.