Nutrition Schools In Connecticut

In Connecticut, there are 10 accredited schools where nutrition classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Connecticut'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:

  • Nutrition Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nutrition
  • Bachelors degree in Nutrition
  • Masters degree in Nutrition


Schools

  1. Lincoln College of New England

    2279 Mount Vernon Road, Southington, Connecticut 06489-1057

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  2. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  3. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

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  4. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  5. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  6. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

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  7. Norwalk Community College

    188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

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  8. Saint Joseph College

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

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  9. Gateway Community College in New Haven

    60 Sargent Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

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  10. Yale-New Haven Hospital Dietetic Internship

    20 York St EPB 806, New Haven, Connecticut 06510

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Connecticut 710
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Connecticut

860 970 960 960 710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of nutrition professionals is shrinking in Connecticut. There were 150 less nutrition professionals working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nutrition professionals has shrunk by 17%. This is faster than the trend for nutrition professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of nutrition professionals has grown by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Nutrition VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$45,275 $45,190 $47,705 $48,530 $45,510
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of nutrition professionals is declining, the salaries earned by nutrition professionals are increasing. Nutrition professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $45,275 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $45,510 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$31,940
25th percentile
$36,720
50th percentile
$43,165
75th percentile
$53,325
90th percentile
$62,925

This represents a 1% growth in 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 97% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Connecticut state.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Nursing
$71,920
Nutrition
$45,510

Nutrition professionals in Connecticut earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
4
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
6
Total21

The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited nutrition schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In 2006, 230 students graduated from nutrition courses in Connecticut. And in 2010, 205 students graduated.

This represents a 11% decrease in the number of nutrition degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. Most of these graduates, or 29%, earned a associate's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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