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Nutrition Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

There are 5 nutrition schools in Boston for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nutrition and nutrition education in Boston, which includes nutrition training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Nutrition Employment

Boston 1,580
Massachusetts 3,050

Exactly 1,580 of the 3,050 nutrition professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nutrition professionals in Boston has shrunk by 5%. As the employment for nutrition professionals in Boston has decreased, overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Nutrition employment growth

3,310 3,580 3,530 3,180 3,050
1,660 1,850 1,800 1,740 1,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Nutrition VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$42,900 $42,790 $42,130 $44,660 $47,360
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

As the number of nutrition professionals in Boston has shrunk, salaries for nutrition professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $47,360 per year was earned by nutrition professionals in Boston. Four years earlier in 2006, nutrition professionals in Boston made an average salary of $42,900 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Boston

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Boston nutrition professionals earn a median yearly salary of $44,810. The 10% of nutrition professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,425 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $67,320 per year.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Boston


On average nutrition professionals in Boston earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Boston.

Educational Trends

Nutrition schools in Boston


There are 5 accredited nutrition schools in the city. Many of Boston's nutrition professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Nutrition Programs Offered In Boston


There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in nutrition offered by Boston's nutrition schools.

Student Completed Nutrition Degrees In Boston


Approximately 118 students graduated from nutrition courses in 2010.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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