Nutrition Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

There are 8 nutrition schools in Chicago for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nutrition and nutrition education in Chicago, which includes nutrition training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Nutrition Employment

Chicago 2,470
Illinois 3,960

Of the 3,960 nutrition professionals employed in Illinois, 2,470 work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chicago, there has been a 4% growth in the number of nutrition professionals. As the number of nutrition professionals in Chicago has increased, overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Nutrition employment growth

4,130 3,950 4,270 3,870 3,960
2,380 2,350 2,600 2,310 2,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Nutrition VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$34,230 $35,960 $39,675 $41,665 $41,270
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

As the number of nutrition professionals in Chicago has grown, salaries for nutrition professionals have also increased. In 2010 nutrition professionals in Chicago reportedly earned an average salary of $41,270 per year. The average salary for nutrition professionals in Chicago was $34,230 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of nutrition professionals in Chicago is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
$24,090
25th percentile
$32,495
50th percentile
$41,145
75th percentile
$50,320
90th percentile
$58,105

Nutrition professionals in Chicago make a median yearly salary of $41,145. The 10% of nutrition professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,090 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $58,105 per year.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Chicago

Nutrition
$41,270
Nursing
$62,976

On average nutrition professional salaries in Chicago are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nutrition schools in Chicago

8

Many of Chicago's nutrition professionals are graduates of one of the 8 accredited nutrition schools in the city.

Nutrition Programs Offered In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
3
Total9

Chicago's nutrition schools offer 9 nutrition degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nutrition Degrees In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
59
master
23
doctor
1
Certificate
745
Total828

Approximately 828 students completed nutrition courses in 2010.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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