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Nutrition Schools
In Ruston, Louisiana

In Ruston, there is only one nutrition school where nutrition faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nutrition in the city of Ruston, which encompasses nutrition training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Ruston Vs. Louisiana Nutrition Employment

Ruston 50
Louisiana 1,250

Exactly 50 of Louisiana's 1,250 nutrition professionals work in Ruston. There has been a 44% decline in the number of nutrition professionals in Ruston between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of nutrition professionals in Ruston has decreased, overall employment in Ruston has also decreased.

Ruston Vs. Louisiana Nutrition employment growth

1,320 1,340 1,270 1,350 1,250
90 80 No data No data 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Ruston

Nutrition VS. All professions salaries in Ruston

$27,850 $30,640 No data No data $50,990
$28,130 $29,380 $30,820 No data $33,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition in Ruston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ruston

In Ruston, salaries for nutrition professionals have increased. Ruston nutrition professionals made $50,990 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for nutrition professionals in Ruston was $27,850 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Ruston.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in Ruston

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Nutrition professionals in Ruston earn a median salary of $46,980 per year. The difference in pay between the nutrition professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 92%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,660 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $72,450 per year.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in Ruston


Ruston nutrition professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Nutrition schools in Ruston


There is only one accredited nutrition school in the city. Many of Ruston's nutrition professionals are graduates of this school.

Nutrition Programs Offered In Ruston


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

Student Completed Nutrition Degrees In Ruston


In 2010 approximately 20 students graduated from nutrition courses.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in Ruston, Louisiana

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