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Nutrition Schools In Louisiana

In Louisiana, there are 7 accredited schools where nutrition classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nutrition academic community in Louisiana, and the future trends in nutrition training at the following levels:


  1. Bossier Parish Community College

    6220 East Texas, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111-6922

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Nicholls State University

    University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Tulane University of Louisiana

    6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Louisiana 1,250
National 77,400

Approximately 2% of the country's nutrition professionals work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Louisiana

1,320 1,340 1,270 1,350 1,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Nutrition is a shrinking field in Louisiana. In 2010 there were 70 less nutrition professionals working in Louisiana than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nutrition professionals has shrunk by 5%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of nutrition professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of nutrition professionals has grown by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Nutrition VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$29,935 $29,875 $31,830 $33,680 $37,210
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Louisiana, as the number of nutrition professionals is declining, the salaries earned by nutrition professionals are increasing. The mean salary for nutrition professionals in 2006 was $29,935 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $37,210 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Louisiana

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This represents a 20% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 137% pay differential between the highest paid nutrition professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of nutrition in Louisiana.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Louisiana


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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of nutrition professionals is decreasing in Louisiana state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited nutrition schools in Louisiana state is increasing. In Louisiana, there were 99 graduates in 2006. And there were 100 graduates from nutrition courses in 2010.

This represents a 1% increase in the number of nutrition degree or certificate school graduates in Louisiana state. 45% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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