Nutrition Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

There are 2 nutrition schools in New Orleans for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nutrition academic community in New Orleans, and the future trends. Academia in nutrition includes nutrition training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Nutrition Employment

New Orleans 250
Louisiana 1,250

Exactly 250 of Louisiana's 1,250 nutrition professionals work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nutrition professionals in New Orleans has grown by 4%. As the number of nutrition professionals in New Orleans has increased, overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Nutrition employment growth

1,320 1,340 1,270 1,350 1,250
240 230 210 250 250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Nutrition VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$35,915 $31,215 $35,385 $34,660 $42,145
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

As the number of nutrition professionals in New Orleans has grown, salaries for nutrition professionals have also increased. In 2010 nutrition professionals in New Orleans reportedly earned an average salary of $42,145 per year. The average salary for nutrition professionals in New Orleans was $35,915 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in New Orleans

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Nutrition professionals make a median salary of $36,705 per year in New Orleans. The 10% of nutrition professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,540 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,460 per year.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in New Orleans


Nutrition professional salaries in New Orleans are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Nutrition schools in New Orleans


Many of New Orleans' nutrition professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited nutrition schools in the city.

Nutrition Programs Offered In New Orleans


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in nutrition offered by New Orleans' nutrition schools.

Student Completed Nutrition Degrees In New Orleans


Approximately 10 students completed nutrition courses in 2010.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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