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Nutrition Schools In Nebraska

In Nebraska, there are 3 accredited schools where nutrition classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nutrition and nutrition training in Nebraska, which includes nutrition training at the following levels:


  1. University of Nebraska Medical Center

    987815 Nebraska Medical Ctr, Omaha, Nebraska 68198-7815

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Western Nebraska Community College

    1601 E 27th St, Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361-1899

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Nebraska 580
National 77,400

Approximately 1% of the country's nutrition professionals work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Nebraska

690 690 600 540 580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nebraska, nutrition is a shrinking field. In Nebraska, 110 less nutrition professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 16% decline in the field. 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 Nebraska

$35,060 $36,275 $36,595 $36,600 $36,345
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nebraska, as the number of nutrition professionals is declining, the salaries earned by nutrition professionals are increasing. Nutrition professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $35,060 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $36,345 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Nebraska

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This represents a 4% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 131% 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 Nebraska.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Nebraska


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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited nutrition schools in Nebraska is increasing. In Nebraska, there were 79 graduates in 2006. And there were 154 graduates from nutrition courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 95% percent increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in Nebraska. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned an master's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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