Chief Clinical Dietitian Salary

Chief Clinical Dietitians in the United States can expect wages of $63K annually on average. Most Chief Clinical Dietitians like their work and job satisfaction is high. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 85 percent of Chief Clinical Dietitians are female. Although the larger part have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$45,953 - $76,835
$46K
$63K
$77K
MEDIAN: $62,901
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Salary
$45,953 - $76,835  
   
Total Pay (?
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$47,434 - $84,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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$30.00  
   
Overtime
$33.75  
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$47,434 - $84,338  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Job Description for Chief Clinical Dietitian

Chief clinical dietitians generally work in hospitals and other healthcare institutions to implement nutrition plans in order to encourage patients' health and recovery. These dietitians have extensive knowledge of the nutritional field and all new developments so patients can be provided with the best nutritional plans possible.

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Chief Clinical Dietitian Tasks

  • Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient.
  • Supervise and lead the dietitian staff and give direction in all aspects of patient nutritional care.
  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of dietitian staff.
  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement complex dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
  • Analyze medical records and patient charts to assess nutritional needs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Clinical Dietitian

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $59K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $64K. Chief Clinical Dietitians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $65K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $52K.

Key Stats for Chief Clinical Dietitian

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Chief Clinical Dietitian Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Late-Career
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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