The average pay for a Dietetic Technician is $15.00 per hour. A skill in Nutrition Support is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,466 - $47,272
(Median)
$25K
$36K
$47K
MEDIAN: $36,253
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$10.45 - $21.63
(Median)
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,466 - $47,272  
   
Bonus
$425.00  
Total Pay (?
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$24,268 - $45,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.45 - $21.63  
   
Overtime
$1.24 - $25.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$425.00  
   
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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$24,268 - $45,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Job Description for Dietetic Technician

A dietetic technician often works with a dietician or nutritionist to administer nutrition care. The technician will perform evaluations and surveys on patients to determine their needs. Gathering data from other medical providers of the patient is often necessary. This job also involves educating the patient as to how a healthy diet can be achieved.

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Dietetic Technician Tasks

  • Observe patient food intake and report progress and dietary problems to dietician.
  • Plan menus and diets, guide patients and families in food selection, preparation and menu planning based upon nutritional needs and established guidelines.
  • Obtain and evaluate dietary histories of individuals to plan nutritional programs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dietetic Technician

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Experience Affects Dietetic Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Dietetic Technician Salaries

Nutrition Support
up arrow 21%

Nutrition
up arrow 6%

National Average
$33,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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