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Nutrition Schools
In Dekalb, Illinois

In Dekalb, there is only one nutrition school where nutrition faculty can find employment. The trends in Dekalb's nutrition academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes nutrition training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Nutrition Employment

Dekalb 2,470
Illinois 3,960

Of the 3,960 nutrition professionals employed in Illinois, 2,470 work in Dekalb. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nutrition professionals in Dekalb has grown by 4%. As the number of nutrition professionals in Dekalb has increased, overall employment in Dekalb has also increased.

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Nutrition employment growth

4,130 3,950 4,270 3,870 3,960
2,380 2,350 2,600 2,310 2,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Dekalb

Nutrition VS. All professions salaries in Dekalb

$34,230 $35,960 $39,675 $41,665 $41,270
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition in Dekalb
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dekalb

As the number of nutrition professionals in Dekalb has grown, salaries for nutrition professionals have also increased. In 2010 nutrition professionals in Dekalb reportedly earned an average salary of $41,270 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for nutrition professionals in Dekalb was $34,230 per year. The growth in the salary of nutrition professionals in Dekalb is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Dekalb

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Nutrition professionals in Dekalb make a median yearly salary of $41,145. The difference in pay between the nutrition professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 141%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,090 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $58,105 per year.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Dekalb


On average nutrition professional salaries in Dekalb are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nutrition schools in Dekalb


Many of Dekalb's nutrition professionals are graduates of the only accredited nutrition school in the city.

Nutrition Programs Offered In Dekalb


Dekalb's nutrition schools offer 2 nutrition degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nutrition Degrees In Dekalb


Approximately 99 students completed nutrition courses in 2010.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Dekalb, Illinois

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