Chief Clinical Dietitian Salary

For Chief Clinical Dietitians, yearly average wages total $64K annually. Most Chief Clinical Dietitians like their work and job satisfaction is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — about one in four lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. Female Chief Clinical Dietitians make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,667 - $80,537
$48K
$64K
$81K
MEDIAN: $64,265
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50%
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$29.16 - $40.69
$32
MEDIAN: $32.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$47,667 - $80,537  
   
Total Pay (?
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$48,980 - $86,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$32.50  
   
Overtime
$48.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
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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$48,980 - $86,467  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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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

Pay by Experience for a Chief Clinical Dietitian has a negative trend. An entry-level Chief Clinical Dietitian with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Clinical Dietitian with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Chief Clinical Dietitian which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 8 salaries. A Chief Clinical Dietitian with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Chief Clinical Dietitian

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Chief Clinical Dietitian Salaries

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Late-Career
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 27%
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