Nutrition Schools In Mississippi

Nutrition classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited nutrition schools in Mississippi. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nutrition in the state of Mississippi, which encompasses nutrition training at the following levels:


  1. Alcorn State University

    1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096-7500

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Mississippi 700
National 77,400

Approximately 1% of the country's nutrition professionals work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Mississippi

720 680 600 650 700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Nutrition is a shrinking field in Mississippi. There were 20 less nutrition professionals working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 3% 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 Mississippi

$31,795 $33,230 $33,870 $32,320 $32,610
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Mississippi, as the number of nutrition professionals is declining, the salaries earned by nutrition professionals are increasing. The mean salary for nutrition professionals in 2006 was $31,795 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $32,610 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Mississippi

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This represents a growth in salaries of 2%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Mississippi, 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 Mississippi


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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited nutrition schools in Mississippi is increasing. In Mississippi, there were 45 graduates in 2006. And there were 65 graduates from nutrition courses in 2010.

This represents a 44% increase in the number of nutrition degree or certificate school graduates in Mississippi state. 33% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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The number of nutrition faculty, growth in the field of nutrition academia and nutrition faculty salaries in Mississippi, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching nutrition courses to students at the associates degree in nutrition, bachelors degree in nutrition, masters degree in nutrition, and doctoral degree in nutrition levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future nutrition faculty in Mississippi. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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