Dietician or Nutritionist Salary

The average pay for a Dietician or Nutritionist is $46,333 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$35,745 - $68,510
$36K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,948
10%
50%
90%

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$22.25 - $58.33
$30
MEDIAN: $30.00
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$0$122K
Salary $35,745 - $68,510
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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$39,453 - $122,144
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $30.00
Annual Data $0$122K
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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$39,453 - $122,144
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Dietician or Nutritionist

Dieticians generally work in a clinical or hospital setting or nursing home. Patients may walk in for services, and in some cases dieticians will visit patients at their bedsides. Dieticians help shape their clients' diets to help them maintain or regain their health and proper nutrition, and may also create meal plans for clients to follow. It is necessary to be familiar with a wide range of dietary restrictions and types of foods, as well as diseases and limitations, in order to assign appropriate food plans.

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Dietician or Nutritionist Tasks

  • Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits and nutrition monitoring.
  • Screen, assess and evaluate nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
  • May monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards.
  • Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, diet modifications, food selection and preparation.
  • Consult with physicians and health care staff to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient.

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Key Stats for Dietician or Nutritionist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Dietician or Nutritionist Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None:
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