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Dietitian or Nutritionist Salary

A Dietitian or Nutritionist earns an average salary of $48,209 per year.
$35,125 - $63,806
(Median)
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55K
64K
MEDIAN: $48,209
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$18.70 - $35.59
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,125 - $63,806  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,885  
Total Pay (?
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$36,608 - $68,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 283
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.70 - $35.59  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $51.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,885  
   
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).
)
$36,608 - $68,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 188
United States (change)

Job Description for Dietitian or Nutritionist

  • 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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Experience Affects Dietitian or Nutritionist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Dietitian or Nutritionist Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Nutrition
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 23%