Chief Clinical Dietitian Salary

Chief Clinical Dietitians in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just under three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $47K to $81K per year, median earnings come to $64K per year. While nearly one in five report receiving no health benefits, a large number do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$47,266 - $81,315

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$20.66 - $35.23

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$47,266 - $81,315  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,659  
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$47,123 - $80,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.66 - $35.23  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $48.83  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,659  
   
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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$47,123 - $80,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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

  • 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.
  • Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, diet modifications and food selection and preparation.
  • 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.

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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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $55K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $65K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Chief Clinical Dietitians bring in $62K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $72K.

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Experience Affects Chief Clinical Dietitian Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 21%
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