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Nutrition Schools
In Portland, Oregon

There are 2 nutrition schools in Portland for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nutrition and nutrition education in Portland, which includes nutrition training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Nutrition Employment

Portland 780
Oregon 550

Exactly 780 of Oregon's 550 nutrition professionals work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, in Portland, there has been a 169% growth in the number of nutrition professionals. Overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Nutrition employment growth

520 460 690 950 550
290 320 480 810 780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Nutrition VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$42,330 $46,090 $58,180 $41,395 $41,210
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

In Portland, salaries for nutrition professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $41,210 per year was earned by nutrition professionals in Portland. Nutrition professionals in Portland made a yearly average salary of $42,330, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Portland

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Portland nutrition professionals earn a median yearly salary of $40,505. The difference in pay between the nutrition professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 86%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,435 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $54,770 per year.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Portland


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

Educational Trends

Nutrition schools in Portland


Many of Portland's nutrition professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited nutrition schools in the city.

Nutrition Programs Offered In Portland


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in nutrition offered by Portland's nutrition schools.

Student Completed Nutrition Degrees In Portland


Approximately 55 students graduated from nutrition courses in 2010.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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