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Nutrition Schools In West Virginia

Nutrition classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited nutrition schools in West Virginia. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nutrition academic community in West Virginia, and the future trends in nutrition training at the following levels:


  1. Marshall University

    1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. West Virginia University Hospital Departments of Rad Tech and Nutrition

    Medical Ctr Dr, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-8062

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Nutrition Employment

West Virginia 990
National 77,400

Approximately 1% of the country's nutrition professionals work in West Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Nutrition professionals In West Virginia

260 480 570 730 990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In West Virginia, the field of nutrition is growing. In 2010 there were 730 more nutrition professionals working in West Virginia than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nutrition professionals has grown by 281%. This is faster than the trend for nutrition professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of nutrition professionals has grown by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Nutrition VS. All Professions salaries in West Virginia

$46,100 $35,695 $34,460 $36,195 $34,595
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nutrition
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nutrition professionals are declining in West Virginia. The mean salary for nutrition professionals in 2006 was $46,100 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $34,595 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nutrition professionals in West Virginia

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Thus, there was a 33% decline in nutrition professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. There is a 132% 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 West Virginia.

Average Salaries for Nutrition professionals and related professions in West Virginia


Nutrition professionals in West Virginia earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nutrition programs available for each degree type for all schools in West Virginia


As the number of nutrition professionals is increasing in West Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited nutrition schools in West Virginia state is also increasing. In West Virginia, there were 12 graduates in 2006. And there were 35 graduates from nutrition courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 192% percent increase in the number of nutrition school degree or certificate graduates in West Virginia. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in nutrition.

Nutrition Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of nutrition faculty in West Virginia, growth in the field of nutrition academia and nutrition faculty salaries in West Virginia. If you are involved in teaching nutrition courses to students at the certificate in nutrition, bachelors degree in nutrition, and masters 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 West Virginia. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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