Nutrition in Arizona

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Schools Offering Nutrition Programs in Arizona


Around 0.1% of Arizona's graduates graduate from nutrition degree programs every year. That means an estimated 273 nutritionists graduate from Arizona's 11 nutrition schools each year.

Top Schools

Arizona State University, which is located in Tempe, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a nutrition program. It received a ranking of 57th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Arizona State University graduated 128 students from its nutrition program. Arizona State University charged in-state students $8,132 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Arizona with a nutrition program is University of Arizona, which is located in Tucson. In 2010, it was ranked 60th nationwide. In 2010, University of Arizona graduated 79 students from its nutrition program. University of Arizona charged in-state students $8,237 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Arizona with a nutrition program is Southwest Institute of Healing Arts, which is located in Tempe. In 2010, it was ranked 69th nationwide. Southwest Institute of Healing Arts charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Arizona's nutrition schools ranges from $8,237 per year to $1,734 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,793 per year. In 2010, the following Arizona nutrition schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Arizona - located in Tucson, students are charged $8,237 per year
  2. Arizona State University - located in Tempe, students are charged $8,132 per year
  3. Arizona Western College - located in Yuma, students are charged $2,000 per year

The following Arizona nutrition schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Mesa Community College - located in Mesa, students are charged $1,734 per year
  2. Phoenix College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year
  3. Rio Salado College - located in Tempe, students are charged $1,734 per year

A nutrition degree from an Arizona school... what next?

The highest percentage of nutrition graduates in Arizona pursue careers as a nutritionist. If you decide to work as a nutritionist in Arizona, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 870 Arizona nutritionists as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Arizona nutritionists:

  1. Maricopa County - 530 nutritionists
  2. Pima County - 200 nutritionists
  3. Apache County - 30 nutritionists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,070 nutritionists will be working in Arizona state. This would require the number of nutritionists to grow by 6%.

Salary

A nutritionist in Arizona earns $49,330 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. nutritionists in Arizona had varying salaries from $21,350 to $72,410 per year in 2010. The counties in Arizona with the highest average salary for a nutritionist are:

  1. Maricopa County - $49,590 per year
  2. Pima County - $49,030 per year
  3. Cochise County - $34,770 per year

A nutritionist in the following counties in Arizona make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Cochise County - $34,770 per year
  2. Pima County - $49,030 per year
  3. Maricopa County - $49,590 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nutrition in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse practitioning or healthcare, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Nutrition in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Nutrition in Arizona
  • Doctoral Degree in Nutrition in Arizona
  • Certificate in Nutrition in Arizona

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Dietitians and Nutritionists 870 $49,330 -13.9%
2
Dietetic Technicians 580 $24,970 -28.4%
 

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