Dietitian Salary (United States)

A Dietitian earns an average salary of $48,996 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Diabetes Education, Weight Loss/Weight Management, Nutrition Support, and Diabetes Educator.
Dietitian Total Pay (?
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$39,223 - $67,027
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MEDIAN: $48,995
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Dietitian Total Pay (?
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$19.16 - $35.86
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,223 - $67,027  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,381  
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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$39,377 - $71,361  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 516
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.16 - $35.86  
   
Overtime
$0.63 - $51.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,381  
   
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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$39,377 - $71,361  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 516
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Job Description for Dietitian

A dietitian's work involves teaching individuals about nutrition, doing evaluations of patients'/clients' nutritional needs, developing the appropriate meal plans, monitoring the effects of the meal plans, and changing the meal plans as necessary. Some dietitians also give talks to groups of people to educate them about proper eating and disease prevention.
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Dietitian Tasks
  • 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.
  • May monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards.
  • 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.

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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San Jose
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Los Angeles
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New York
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Dallas
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Cleveland
0%
National Average
$51,000
Houston
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Seattle
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Chicago
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Denver
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San Diego
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Atlanta
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Oklahoma City
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Philadelphia
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Milwaukee
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Experience Affects Dietitian Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Dietitian Salaries

Diabetes Education
up arrow 18%
Weight Loss/Weight Management
up arrow 11%
Nutrition Support
up arrow 10%
Counseling
up arrow 4%
Renal
up arrow 3%
Nutrition
up arrow 1%
National Average
$51,000

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Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 22%
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