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Nutrition Schools In Maine

In Maine, there is only one accredited school where nutrition classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nutrition in the state of Maine, which encompasses nutrition training at the following levels:


  1. Southern Maine Community College

    2 Fort Road, South Portland, Maine 04106-1698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Maine 400
National 77,400

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

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Maine

400 430 420 440 400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of nutrition professionals is shrinking in Maine. So, in four years, the number of nutrition professionals has shrunk by 0%. This decline is slower 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 Maine

$35,365 $36,290 $38,690 $40,990 $42,580
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by nutrition professionals is increasing in Maine. The mean salary for nutrition professionals in 2006 was $35,365 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $42,580 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Maine

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This represents a 17% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Maine, 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 105%

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Maine


Nutrition professionals in Maine earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited nutrition school in Maine is increasing. In 2006 there were 9 nutrition graduates from nutrition courses in Maine and in 2010 there were 12 graduates.

Thus there was a 33% percent increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in Maine. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an associate's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Maine

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