San Francisco, CA (population: 817,411) has two gerontology schools within its city limits. San Francisco State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a gerontology program, has a total student population of 30,469. It is the 1329th highest ranked school in the USA and the 106th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about gerontology programs in San Francisco, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of gerontology professors at San Francisco State University such as Anabel Pelham.
Gerontology students from San Francisco schools who go on to become gerontologists, physicians, clinical dietitians, medical staff physicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,308,380 people working as life, physical, and social science employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,660. Also, Rehabilitation counselors make on average $34,710 per year and there are about 112,690 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City Metropolitan area alone, there are 510 employed rehabilitation counselors earning an average salary of $39,080. Life, physical, and social science employees in this area earn $85,030/yr and there are 20,810 employed.
San Francisco lies in San Francisco county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City Metropolitan area has 982,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $30/hr average worker wage, and a $61,940 average annual salary. Thus, about 21 out of every 1000 jobs in San Francisco are held by life, physical, and social science employees, and 1/1000 are held by rehabilitation counselors.
Of the 2 gerontology schools in San Francisco, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, San Francisco State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,744/yr) for gerontology students, with City College of San Francisco as the lowest, reported at only $4,129/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Francisco|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||7.8 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||16.4 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||16.9 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||21.7 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||24.1 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||26.3 miles|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||38.2 miles|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||46.3 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||59.8 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||73.4 miles|