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Nutrition Schools In Oregon

Nutrition classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited nutrition schools in Oregon. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nutrition academic community in Oregon, and the future trends in nutrition training at the following levels:


  1. Central Oregon Community College

    2600 NW College Way, Bend, Oregon 97701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Oregon Health & Science University

    3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

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

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Nutrition Employment

Oregon 550
National 77,400

Of all of the nutrition professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oregon.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In Oregon

520 460 690 950 550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Nutrition is a growing field in Oregon. In 2010 there were 30 more nutrition professionals working in Oregon than there were in 2006. Thus, in Oregon, this field has grown by 6% in four years. This growth 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 Oregon

$42,610 $44,445 $40,820 $40,805 $40,765
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by nutrition professionals is decreasing in Oregon. The mean salary for nutrition professionals in 2006 was $42,610 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $40,765 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Oregon

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This represents a decline in salaries of 5%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 99% 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 Oregon.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Oregon


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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of nutrition professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited nutrition schools in Oregon state is also increasing. In Oregon, there were 92 graduates in 2006. And there were 122 graduates from nutrition courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon by 33%. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned a master's degree in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of nutrition faculty in Oregon, growth in the field of nutrition academia and nutrition faculty salaries in Oregon. If you are involved in teaching nutrition courses to students at the certificate in nutrition, bachelors degree in nutrition, masters degree in nutrition, and doctoral degree in nutrition levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of nutrition in Oregon. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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