North Carolina Gerontologist Salaries - NC

More good news in North Carolina; this state is becoming nearly as popular a retirement destination as Florida.  In the broad field of gerontology the salary in North Carolina varies between $40,000 for social workers and well over $100,000 for geriatric physicians. The Veterans Affairs/Veterans Health Administration offers several jobs across the state of North Carolina and advertises competitive wages.  Other large employers in North Carolina for candidates with gerontology training include: AIMCO, United Health Group, Kisco Senior Living, Gentiva Health Services, United Health Group, and Brook-dale Senior Living.

Current job titles and salaries now being advertised for gerontology specialists in North Carolina include:

  • Certified RN Practitioner $95,000/year
  • Occupational Therapist – Fayetteville, NC $48,895 - $76,902/year
  • Human Services Planner – Raleigh, NC $38,174 - $61,632/year
  • Social services starting at $27,000/year.

In addition to great salaries, the cost of living is comparatively quite low and homes in North Carolina are more than affordable.  Examples of recent sales include a home in Durham, NC that sold for $139,800 (the monthly payments with current interest rates come in at $561.00/month) – these are numbers that will never get old!

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