A Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) earns an average salary of $59,205 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) Total Pay (?
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$43,363 - $78,825
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $59,204
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Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) Total Pay (?
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$22.09 - $35.85
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$43,363 - $78,825  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,781  
Profit Sharing
$338.00 - $1,800  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,886 - $77,392  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 490
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$22.09 - $35.85  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $55.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,781  
   
Profit Sharing
$338.00 - $1,800  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,886 - $77,392  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 490
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Job Description for Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
As the name implies, certified diabetes educator (CDE) is a position with specific certification requirements. In addition to being a certified diabetic specialist, many positions have further requirements. Common requirements include being a registered nurse (RN), Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) certifications, a bachelor's or master's degree in nursing, a bachelor's or master's degree in nutrition, or other related training. In some cases, these requirements are mandatory before applying, while some employers will provide employees with the opportunity to complete these requirements during their first few years of work.
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Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) Tasks
  • Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and how to control blood sugar levels.
  • Educate individuals and communities by assisting in the management of diabetes.
  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
Pay by Experience Level for Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Cincinnati
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Atlanta
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Dallas
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National Average
$60,000
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Experience Affects Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$60,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) Salaries

Registered Dietitian
0%
National Average
$60,000
Diabetes Education
up arrow 5%
Nutrition
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Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 16%
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