Nutrition Schools In Arizona

There are 11 accredited nutrition schools in Arizona for faculty who teach nutrition classes to choose from. The trends in Arizona's nutrition academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in nutrition includes nutrition training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Central Arizona College

    8470 N Overfield Rd, Coolidge, Arizona 85128-9030

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Rio Salado College

    2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Paradise Valley Community College

    18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, Arizona 85032

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

    2626 E Pecos Rd, Chandler, Arizona 85225-2499

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Southwest Institute of Healing Arts

    1100 East Apache Blvd, Tempe, Arizona 85281

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Arizona 1,450
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Arizona

1,790 1,610 1,380 1,440 1,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, nutrition is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 340 less nutrition professionals working in Arizona than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arizona, this field has shrunk by 19% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of nutrition professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of nutrition professionals has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Nutrition VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$31,050 $32,370 $33,090 $34,465 $37,150
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arizona, as the number of nutrition professionals is declining, the salaries earned by nutrition professionals are increasing. In 2006 nutrition professionals made a mean salary of $31,050 per year, and in 2010 they made $37,150 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$21,210
25th percentile
$26,860
50th percentile
$37,880
75th percentile
$45,510
90th percentile
$53,725

Thus, there was a 16% growth in nutrition professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of nutrition, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid nutrition professionals earning 153% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arizona state.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Arizona

Nursing
$58,414
Nutrition
$37,150

In Arizona, nutrition professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nutrition programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
5
bachelor
2
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
11
Total22

The number of students graduating from the 11 accredited nutrition schools in Arizona is increasing. In 2006 there were 176 nutrition graduates from nutrition courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 273 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona by 55%. 50% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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