Nutrition Schools In North Carolina

In North Carolina, there are 20 accredited schools where nutrition classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nutrition academic community in North Carolina, and the future trends in nutrition training at the following levels:

  • Nutrition Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nutrition
  • Bachelors degree in Nutrition
  • Masters degree in Nutrition
  • PhD degree in Nutrition


Schools

  1. College of the Albemarle

    1208 N Road St, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27906-2327

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  2. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  3. Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

    340 Victoria Rd, Asheville, North Carolina 28801-4897

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  4. Central Carolina Community College

    1105 Kelly Dr, Sanford, North Carolina 27330-9840

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  5. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Gaston College

    201 Hwy 321 S, Dallas, North Carolina 28034

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  7. Halifax Community College

    100 College Drive, Weldon, North Carolina 27890

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  8. Johnston Community College

    245 College Road, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577-2350

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  9. Lenoir Community College

    231 Highway 58 South, Kinston, North Carolina 28502-0188

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  10. Meredith College

    3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607-5298

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  11. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

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  12. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. North Carolina Central University

    1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, North Carolina 27707

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  15. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Piedmont Community College

    1715 College Dr, Roxboro, North Carolina 27573

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  17. Richmond Community College

    1042 W Hamlet Ave, Hamlet, North Carolina 28345-1189

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  18. Wake Technical Community College

    9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603-5696

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  19. Western Carolina University

    Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646

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  20. Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte

    Academic Center, 801 West Trade Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Nutrition Employment

North Carolina 1,890
National 77,400

Approximately 2% of the country's nutrition professionals work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In North Carolina

2,070 1,950 2,050 1,930 1,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of nutrition professionals is shrinking in North Carolina. 180 less nutrition professionals were working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nutrition professionals has shrunk by 9%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of nutrition professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of nutrition professionals has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Nutrition VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$34,500 $36,105 $37,695 $37,375 $38,165
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nutrition professionals are growing in North Carolina. Nutrition professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $34,500 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $38,165 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$26,730
25th percentile
$31,005
50th percentile
$36,895
75th percentile
$43,690
90th percentile
$51,285

This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 92% pay differential between the highest paid nutrition professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of nutrition in North Carolina.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Nursing
$56,662
Nutrition
$38,165

In North Carolina, nutrition professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nutrition programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
3
bachelor
12
master
7
doctor
3
Certificate
13
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As the number of nutrition professionals is decreasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 20 accredited nutrition schools in North Carolina state is increasing. In 2006, 385 students graduated from nutrition courses in North Carolina. And in 2010, 657 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina by 71%. Most of these graduates, or 34%, earned an undergraduate certificate in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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