Nutrition Schools In Illinois

There are 20 accredited nutrition schools in Illinois for faculty who teach nutrition classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nutrition and nutrition training in Illinois, which includes nutrition training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Chicago

    5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College

    6301 S Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60621-2709

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

    1900 W Van Buren, Chicago, Illinois 60612-3197

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

    30 E Lake St, Chicago, Illinois 60601-2449

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

    3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, Illinois 60064

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Benedictine University

    5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  10. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Northern Illinois University

    1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Parkland College

    2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, Illinois 61821-1899

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  14. Dominican University

    7900 W Division St, River Forest, Illinois 60305

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  15. Rush University

    600 S. Paulina St. STE 440, Chicago, Illinois 60612

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  16. University of Illinois at Springfield

    One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Harper College

    1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, Illinois 60067-7398

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Ingalls Memorial Hospital Dietetic Internship

    One Ingalls Dr, Harvey, Illinois 60426-3558

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  20. Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago

    4334 N Hazel, Suite 206, Chicago, Illinois 60613-1429

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Illinois 3,960
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals that work in the US, approximately 5% work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Illinois

4,130 3,950 4,270 3,870 3,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, the field of nutrition is shrinking. In 2010 there were 170 less nutrition professionals working in Illinois than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nutrition professionals has shrunk by 4%. This decline is faster than the national trend for nutrition professionals which shows a 2% increase in the number of nutrition professionals working around the nation.

Nutrition VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$33,110 $35,730 $38,395 $39,170 $38,745
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Illinois, as the number of nutrition professionals is declining, the salaries earned by nutrition professionals are increasing. Nutrition professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $33,110 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $38,745 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$22,630
25th percentile
$29,590
50th percentile
$38,100
75th percentile
$47,105
90th percentile
$55,985

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Illinois, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of nutrition. The pay differential between the highest paid nutrition professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 147%

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Illinois

Nursing
$58,662
Nutrition
$38,745

In Illinois, nutrition professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
13
master
9
doctor
3
Certificate
6
Total32

As the number of nutrition professionals is decreasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 20 accredited nutrition schools in Illinois state is decreasing. In 2006, 1,267 students graduated from nutrition courses in Illinois. And in 2010, 1,114 students graduated.

Thus there was a 12% percent decrease in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois. A majority of these graduates, or 41%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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