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Entry-Level Clinical Dietitian Salary

Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians take home approximately $44K per year on average. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,714 - $53,659
(Median)
$39K
$44K
$54K
MEDIAN: $44,243
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50%
90%

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$18.07 - $30.29
(Median)
$18
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $22.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$38,714 - $53,659  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,010  
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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$38,302 - $58,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$18.07 - $30.29  
   
Overtime
$26.59 - $44.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,010  
   
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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$38,302 - $58,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 150

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Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $36K to just $53K — but Morrison Healthcare offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $43K.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Clinical Dietitian Salaries

Nutrition Support
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National Average
$45,000

Patient Education
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Clinical Education
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Health and Wellness
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 21%
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