Nutrition Schools In South Carolina

South Carolina 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 South Carolina, which includes nutrition training at the following levels:


  1. Bob Jones University

    1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard, Greenville, South Carolina 29614-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. South Carolina State University

    300 College St NE, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29117-0001

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Winthrop University

    119 Tillman Hall, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Nutrition Employment

South Carolina 1,340
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in South Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In South Carolina

1,290 1,420 1,370 1,240 1,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, nutrition is a growing field. 50 more nutrition professionals were working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nutrition professionals has grown by 4%. This growth 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 South Carolina

$32,295 $35,775 $36,600 $36,910 $35,860
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nutrition professionals are growing in South Carolina. Nutrition professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $32,295 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $35,860 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in South Carolina

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Thus, there was a 10% growth in nutrition professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In South Carolina state, within the field of nutrition, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid nutrition professionals earn 116% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in South Carolina


In South 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 South Carolina


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited nutrition schools in South Carolina is decreasing. In 2006, 29 students graduated from nutrition courses in South Carolina. And in 2010, 24 students graduated.

This represents a 17% decrease in the number of nutrition degree or certificate school graduates in South Carolina state. 50% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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