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Nutrition Schools In New Jersey

New Jersey has 6 accredited nutrition schools where nutrition faculty who teach nutrition classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nutrition academic community in New Jersey, and the future trends in nutrition training at the following levels:


  1. Camden County College

    College Drive, Blackwood, New Jersey 08012

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Middlesex County College

    2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08818-3050

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Montclair State University

    1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road, Montclair, New Jersey 07043-1624

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Rutgers University-New Brunswick

    83 Somerset St, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1281

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. College of Saint Elizabeth

    2 Convent Rd, Morristown, New Jersey 07960-6989

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

    65 Bergen Street, Room 1441, Newark, New Jersey 07101-1709

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Nutrition Employment

New Jersey 2,000
National 77,400

Approximately 3% of the country's nutrition professionals work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In New Jersey

1,880 2,040 2,210 2,160 2,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of nutrition professionals is growing in New Jersey. There were 120 more nutrition professionals working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of nutrition has grown by 6% in New Jersey. This growth is faster 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 New Jersey

$44,320 $46,240 $45,015 $46,840 $46,810
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nutrition professionals are growing in New Jersey. The mean salary for nutrition professionals in 2006 was $44,320 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $46,810 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in New Jersey

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Thus, nutrition professionals' salaries grew by 5% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 97% 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 New Jersey.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in New Jersey


In New Jersey, nutrition professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nutrition programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited nutrition schools in New Jersey is increasing. In New Jersey, there were 113 graduates in 2006. And there were 264 graduates from nutrition courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey by 134%. A majority of these graduates, or 31%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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