Nutrition Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

In Lafayette, there is only one nutrition school where nutrition faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nutrition and nutrition education in Lafayette, which includes nutrition training at the nutrition bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Nutrition Employment

Lafayette 50
Louisiana 1,250

Exactly 50 of the 1,250 nutrition professionals employed in Louisiana, work in Lafayette. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nutrition professionals in Lafayette has grown by 25%. Overall employment in Lafayette has decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Nutrition employment growth

1,320 1,340 1,270 1,350 1,250
40 50 50 60 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Nutrition VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$43,680 $44,470 $49,800 $52,080 $52,050
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

As the number of nutrition professionals in Lafayette has grown, salaries for nutrition professionals have also increased. Lafayette nutrition professionals made $52,050 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, nutrition professionals in Lafayette made an average salary of $43,680 per year. The growth in the salary of nutrition professionals in Lafayette is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Lafayette

10th percentile
$33,060
25th percentile
$40,790
50th percentile
$50,030
75th percentile
$61,480
90th percentile
$79,050

Lafayette nutrition professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,030. The 10% of nutrition professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,060 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 139% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Lafayette

Nutrition
$52,050
Nursing
$52,985

Nutrition professional salaries in Lafayette are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Nutrition schools in Lafayette

1

Many of Lafayette's nutrition professionals are graduates of the only accredited nutrition school in the city.

Nutrition Programs Offered In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Lafayette's nutrition school offers one nutrition degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Nutrition Degrees In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
17
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total17

Approximately 17 students graduated from nutrition courses in 2010.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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