Entry-Level Clinical Dietitian Salary

Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians take home an average $46K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Although somewhere between a fifth and a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. The vast majority (89 percent) of Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians who took the survey are female. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$39,667 - $55,308
$40K
$46K
$55K
MEDIAN: $45,948
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$18.78 - $28.32
$19
$23
$28
MEDIAN: $22.78
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$39,667 - $55,308  
   
Bonus
$983  
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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$39,524 - $57,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 248
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$18.78 - $28.32  
   
Overtime
$22.47 - $39.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$983  
   
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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$39,524 - $57,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 159

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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.

Morrison Healthcare doles out the lowest salaries in town — median pay is $42K — not to mention workers can only make as much as $52K and scope of pay is rather limited.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,497

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

For Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+15 percent), Boston (+7 percent), and Houston (+6 percent). The lowest-paying market is Atlanta, which sits 8 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Miami and Dallas (6 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Clinical Dietitian

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 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
▲8%


Patient Education
▼0%

Health and Wellness
▼0%

National Average
$46,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 22%
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