Nutrition Schools In Rhode Island

Rhode Island has 3 accredited nutrition schools where nutrition faculty who teach nutrition classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nutrition and nutrition training in Rhode Island, which includes nutrition training at the following levels:


  1. Johnson & Wales University

    8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3703

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Johnson & Wales University-Online Campus

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Rhode Island 250
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Rhode Island

520 420 240 240 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, the field of nutrition is shrinking. In Rhode Island, 270 less nutrition professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of nutrition has shrunk by 52% in Rhode Island. 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 Rhode Island

$39,075 $41,180 $45,275 $46,210 $49,225
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nutrition professionals are growing in Rhode Island. In 2006 nutrition professionals made a mean salary of $39,075 per year, and in 2010 they made $49,225 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Rhode Island

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Thus, nutrition professionals' salaries grew by 21% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of nutrition, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid nutrition professionals earning 101% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Rhode Island state.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Rhode Island


In Rhode Island, 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 Rhode Island


As the number of nutrition professionals is decreasing in Rhode Island state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited nutrition schools in Rhode Island state is increasing. In Rhode Island, there were 252 graduates in 2006. And there were 337 graduates from nutrition courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 34% percent increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island. 57% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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