Minnesota Gerontologist Salaries - MN

The average gerontologist salary in Minnesota is $176,000. Overall, the job market in Minnesota is on a steady incline.  On a list of the 50 most populous areas in the United States, St. Paul, Minnesota, ranks 18th for job postings per capita, making it a promising market for an aspiring gerontologist.

As with the rest of the medical field, job trends in Minnesota and the rest of the United States are excellent. As the Baby Boomers begin to retire, they are demanding more medical care, expanding the fields of geriatrics and gerontology at an astounding rate. In Minnesota, 24% of the population is already 65 and older. The next two generations, ages 19-64, account for another 62% of the Minnesota population, ensuring that as their retirement approaches, the increased demand for medical care will continue in force.

Salaries throughout the state will vary depending on the cost of living, among other more obvious factors, like education, experience, and responsibilities. Below is the average pay for a gerontologist in Minnesota in the twelve largest cities in the state.

  • Minneapolis: $160,000
  • Saint Paul: $160,000
  • Rochester: $180,000
  • Duluth: $151,000
  • Bloomington: $161,000
  • Plymouth: $161,000
  • Brooklyn Park: $160,000
  • Saint Cloud: $132,000
  • Eagan: $161,000
  • Maple Grove: $161,000
  • Coon Rapids: $161,000
  • Eden Prairie: $161,000

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