Nutrition Schools In Utah

Utah has 5 accredited nutrition schools where nutrition faculty who teach nutrition classes can find employment. The trends in Utah's nutrition academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in nutrition includes nutrition training at the following levels:


  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Southern Utah University

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Utah State University

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Utah 550
National 77,400

Approximately 1% of the country's nutrition professionals work in Utah state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Utah

490 540 550 620 550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Nutrition is a growing field in Utah. There were 60 more nutrition professionals working in Utah in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Utah, this field has grown by 12% in four years. 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 Utah

$34,695 $34,450 $35,985 $40,235 $40,515
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Utah, as the number of nutrition professionals is growing, the salaries earned by nutrition professionals are increasing. Nutrition professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $34,695 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $40,515 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Utah

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Thus, there was a 14% growth in nutrition professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Utah, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of nutrition. The pay differential between the highest paid nutrition professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 95%

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Utah


In Utah, 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 Utah


As the number of nutrition professionals is increasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited nutrition schools in Utah state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 126 nutrition graduates from nutrition courses in Utah and in 2010 there were 122 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in Utah by 3%. 40% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Utah

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