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Nutrition Schools In Alabama

Alabama has 13 accredited nutrition schools where nutrition faculty who teach nutrition classes can find employment. The trends in Alabama'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. Community College of the Air Force

    100 S Turner Blvd, Montgomery, Alabama 36114-0011

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville

    801 Main St NW, Hanceville, Alabama 35077-2000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. J F Ingram State Technical College

    5375 Ingram Rd, Deatsville, Alabama 36022

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Jefferson Davis Community College

    220 Alco Dr, Brewton, Alabama 36426

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus

    3060 Wilson Rd SW, Birmingham, Alabama 35221-1717

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Oakwood University

    7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35896

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Bishop State Community College

    351 North Broad Street, Mobile, Alabama 36603-5898

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. Shelton State Community College

    9500 Old Greensboro Rd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405-8522

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  13. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Alabama 750
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Alabama

890 800 920 800 750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, nutrition is a shrinking field. There were 140 less nutrition professionals working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alabama, this field has shrunk by 16% in four years. This decline 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 Alabama

$34,330 $37,350 $36,870 $37,605 $40,550
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nutrition professionals are growing in Alabama. Nutrition professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $34,330 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $40,550 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Alabama

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This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Alabama state, within the field of nutrition, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid nutrition professionals earn 143% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Alabama


In Alabama, nutrition professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Nutrition programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama


The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited nutrition schools in Alabama is increasing. In 2006, 203 students graduated from nutrition courses in Alabama. And in 2010, 252 students graduated.

This represents a 24% increase in the number of nutrition degree or certificate school graduates in Alabama state. 35% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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