Entry-Level Clinical Dietitian Salary

Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians pull down an average of $46K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians who took the survey — 89 percent to be exact. The majority of Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — about one in five — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,858 - $57,650
$40K
$46K
$58K
MEDIAN: $46,443
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50%
90%

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$18.96 - $29.87
$19
$23
$30
MEDIAN: $23.33
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$0$59K
Salary $39,858 - $57,650
Bonus $1,000
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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$39,792 - $59,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 254
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $18.96 - $29.87
Overtime $21.40 - $51.39
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $1,000
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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$39,792 - $59,235
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 170

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Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians in search of the best pay head to Sodexo, Inc., where the median salary rolls in at $47K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $59K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $40K.

Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians will find the worst pay at Morrison Healthcare, where the median salary crawls in at $42K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $52K, leaving little room for growth.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,315

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians, New York provides a pay rate that is 15 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), Boston (+6 percent), and Houston (+4 percent). The lowest-paying market is Atlanta, which sits 10 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Miami (8 percent lower) and Dallas (4 percent lower).

Clinical Dietitian Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Clinical Dietitian in Boise:
Know your worth. Negotiate your rate!!!! Don't accept the the first rate/salary offered.

Key Stats for Clinical Dietitian

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
7%
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Skills That Affect Clinical Dietitian Salaries

Nutrition
▲6%

National Average
$47,000


Patient Education
▼2%

Health and Wellness
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 21%
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