Nutrition Schools In Missouri

There are 11 accredited nutrition schools in Missouri for faculty who teach nutrition classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nutrition in the state of Missouri, which encompasses nutrition training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

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  2. Fontbonne University

    6800 Wydown Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63105-3098

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  3. Lincoln University in Jefferson City

    820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

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  4. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

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  5. Northwest Missouri State University

    800 University Drive, Maryville, Missouri 64468-6001

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  6. College of the Ozarks

    100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, Missouri 65726-0017

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  7. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

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  8. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

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  9. Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley

    3400 Pershall Rd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63135

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  10. Southeast Missouri State University

    One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701-9980

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  11. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Missouri 1,380
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Missouri.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Missouri

2,020 1,730 1,890 1,220 1,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of nutrition professionals is shrinking in Missouri. There were 640 less nutrition professionals working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of nutrition has shrunk by 32% in Missouri. 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 Missouri

$32,265 $35,455 $36,105 $35,560 $35,505
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
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 Missouri. Nutrition professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $32,265 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $35,505 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$24,715
25th percentile
$28,350
50th percentile
$33,470
75th percentile
$41,470
90th percentile
$50,440

This represents a growth in salaries of 9%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Missouri, 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 104%

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Missouri

Nursing
$50,346
Nutrition
$35,505

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
10
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total14

As the number of nutrition professionals is decreasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited nutrition schools in Missouri state is increasing. In 2006 there were 158 nutrition graduates from nutrition courses in Missouri and in 2010 there were 215 graduates.

This represents a 36% increase in the number of nutrition degree or certificate school graduates in Missouri state. 71% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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