Nutrition Schools In Georgia

Nutrition classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited nutrition schools in Georgia. The trends in Georgia'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:


  1. Fort Valley State University

    1005 State University Dr, Fort Valley, Georgia 31030-4313

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Georgia Southern University

    Hwy 301 South, Statesboro, Georgia 30460

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Life University

    1269 Barclay Circle, Marietta, Georgia 30060

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Augusta Area Dietetic Internship-University Hospital

    1350 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia 30901-2629

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Georgia 1,850
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Georgia

2,020 1,900 2,140 2,090 1,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, nutrition is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 170 less nutrition professionals working in Georgia than there were in 2006. This represents a 8% decline in the field. 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 Georgia

$32,235 $32,270 $32,450 $33,405 $35,530
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of nutrition professionals is declining, the salaries paid to nutrition professionals are increasing in Georgia. Nutrition professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $32,235 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $35,530 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Georgia

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Thus, there was a 9% growth in nutrition professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Georgia state, within the field of nutrition, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid nutrition professionals earn 126% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Georgia


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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of nutrition professionals is decreasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited nutrition schools in Georgia state is increasing. In Georgia, there were 123 graduates in 2006. And there were 160 graduates from nutrition courses in 2010.

This represents a 30% increase in the number of nutrition degree or certificate school graduates in Georgia state. Most of these graduates, or 69%, earned an bachelor's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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