Nutrition Schools In Nevada

Nevada has 3 accredited nutrition schools where nutrition faculty who teach nutrition classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nutrition academic community in Nevada, and the future trends in nutrition training at the following levels:


  1. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nevada-Reno

    Reno, Nevada 89557

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Truckee Meadows Community College

    7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Nevada 250
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Nevada.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Nevada

340 380 380 340 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, the field of nutrition is shrinking. 90 less nutrition professionals were working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 26% decline in the field. 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 Nevada

$37,115 $41,245 $44,290 $48,790 $45,695
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
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 Nevada. In 2006 nutrition professionals made a mean salary of $37,115 per year, and in 2010 they made $45,695 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Nevada

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This represents a growth in salaries of 19%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of nutrition, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid nutrition professionals earning 130% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nevada state.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Nevada


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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of nutrition professionals is decreasing in Nevada state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited nutrition schools in Nevada state is increasing. In Nevada, there were 53 graduates in 2006. And there were 59 graduates from nutrition courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in Nevada by 11%. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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