Nutrition Schools
In Palm Desert, California

In Palm Desert, there is only one nutrition school where nutrition faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nutrition academic community in Palm Desert, and the future trends. Academia in nutrition includes nutrition training at the following levels:

  • Nutrition Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nutrition


Statistics

Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Nutrition Employment

Palm Desert 530
California 7,170

Of the 7,170 nutrition professionals employed in California, 530 work in Palm Desert. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nutrition professionals in Palm Desert has shrunk by 26%. Overall employment in Palm Desert has increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Nutrition employment growth

7,400 8,800 8,340 8,380 7,170
720 790 790 620 530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Nutrition VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$42,130 $45,080 $47,370 $46,725 $46,905
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

As the number of nutrition professionals in Palm Desert has shrunk, salaries for nutrition professionals have increased. In 2010 Palm Desert nutrition professionals earned an average yearly salary of $46,905. The average salary for nutrition professionals in Palm Desert was $42,130 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of nutrition professionals in Palm Desert is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Palm Desert

10th percentile
$35,330
25th percentile
$40,065
50th percentile
$45,590
75th percentile
$53,630
90th percentile
$60,135

Palm Desert nutrition professionals earn a median yearly salary of $45,590. The difference in pay between the nutrition professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 70%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,330 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $60,135 per year.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

Nutrition
$46,905
Nursing
$64,050

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

Educational Trends

Nutrition schools in Palm Desert

1

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

Nutrition Programs Offered In Palm Desert

No data at this time.

There is one degree and certificate program in nutrition offered by Palm Desert's nutrition school.

Student Completed Nutrition Degrees In Palm Desert

No data at this time.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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