Median pay for Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians lies in the neighborhood of $45K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. While close to a fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians are female. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,564 - $54,869
(Median)
$40K
$45K
$55K
MEDIAN: $45,191
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50%
90%

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$18.52 - $29.59
(Median)
$19
$23
$30
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$39,564 - $54,869  
   
Bonus
$1,017  
Total Pay (?
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$39,307 - $57,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$18.52 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$28.12 - $39.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,017  
   
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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$39,307 - $57,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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Morrison Healthcare doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $42K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $50K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,763

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians in Philadelphia enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+19 percent), Los Angeles (+17 percent), Houston (+9 percent), and Boston (+7 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 5 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami.

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Skills That Affect Clinical Dietitian Salaries

Nutrition
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Nutrition Support
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Patient Education
0%

Health and Wellness
0%

National Average
$46,000

Clinical Education
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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