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2021 Highest Paid Food, Nutrition & Related Services Graduates in Michigan

71 Bachelor's Degrees
$23,000 Avg Salary
$19,850 Avg Student Debt

Highest Paid Food, Nutrition & Related Services Graduates in MichiganWith 71 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, food, nutrition and related services is the #115 most popular major in Michigan. This means that of the 3,522 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.0% were from a college or university in the state. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Nutrition Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

After graduating, food, nutrition and related services majors that go to school in Michigan go on to jobs making an average of $23,000 per year. If salary is one of the most important things on your career list, you may be disappointed to hear that this is 42% less than the salary of a typical college graduate.

The national average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in nutrition is $29,838. That's about 23% more that the average salary of graduates from schools in Michigan.

Average Salary for Nutrition Graduates from Schools in Michigan  23,000
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46,000
Average Salary for Nutrition Graduates from Schools Nationwide  29,838
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46,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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46,000

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Below you'll see a list of the colleges and universities that produce the highest paid food, nutrition and related services majors.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Nutrition Graduates in Michigan

#1

Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

Wayne State University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Wayne State is a very large public school located in the large city of Detroit. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree, nutrition majors make an average salary of $23,000.

The average amount in student loans that nutrition majors at Wayne State take out while working on their bachelor's is $24,797. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $206.

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Western Michigan University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid food, nutrition and related services school. Located in the city of Kalamazoo, WMU is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#3

Madonna University

Livonia, MI

Madonna University landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid food, nutrition and related services school. Located in the city of Livonia, Madonna is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Explore all the Best Food, Nutrition & Related Services Colleges in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Ohio 246 171
Illinois 231 36
Indiana 227 3
Wisconsin 209 3

Food, Nutrition & Related Services is one of 8 different types of Family, Consumer & Human Sciences programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 559
Textile & Apparel Studies 73
General Family & Consumer Sciences 2
Human Sciences Business Services 1

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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