Becoming a Food and Nutrition Professor via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. Kaplan University is a US school (accredited) offering nutrition courses to train individuals to become top-notch nutritional scientists, nutritionists, holistic nutritionists, animal nutritionists, nutrient management specialists, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 4,800 people employed as home economics teachers alone in America, and their average annual salary is $68,210. Colleges and universities like Kaplan University that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Food and Nutrition Professor Salary Information

Category: Home economics teachers, postsecondary

Total # Employed in the US 4,800
Average Yearly Salary $68,210
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$32,330 $44,640 $64,470 $87,150 $114,060
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.2% 0.7% 2.7% 2.3% 15.3% 34.6% 44.2%
Home economics teachers, postsecondary — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Alabama - $64,370
Arkansas - $43,570
California - $44,680
Colorado - $94,190
Idaho - $59,670
Kansas - $41,760
Kentucky - $67,430
Louisiana - $79,600
Maine - $61,390
Maryland - $74,080
Missouri - $49,950
Montana - $74,580
Nevada - $56,170
New Hampshire - $56,840
North Dakota - $84,340
Ohio - $55,900
Oregon - $53,550
South Carolina - $65,660
South Dakota - $53,040
Utah - $68,980
Wisconsin - $58,290
Wyoming - $72,130
Guam - $72,790


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