Health/Nutrition Coordinator Salary
Pay for Health & Nutrition Coordinators in the United States is very modest at just $43K annually. Most Health & Nutrition Coordinators survey respondents are women (74 percent). Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Job Description for Health/Nutrition Coordinator
The position of a health/nutrition coordinator requires extensive knowledge of the human body and how to keep it strong and healthy. These coordinators work with clients ranging from young teens to elderly adults to develop potential diet plans and exercises to help them lead healthier lives.Read More...
Health/nutrition coordinators find ways to ensure that clients obtain proper nutrition to improve their health and reach a desired weight in a healthy manner. These coordinators should also determine what types of foods are beneficial for particular clients and what diet plans may be most beneficial. They typically work indoors in health care settings, ranging from hospitals and urgent-care facilities to personal offices and private practice. Most coordinators work alone or with a small group of people, but may also work with doctors or nurses depending on the position. and health/nutrition coordination has a job expectancy rate of about 6% in the upcoming years.
An associate's degree is often a minimum requirement for this position, though many employers prefer those who have a bachelor's degree in a health care field. These coordinators must also have many years of experience in a health care setting and extensive knowledge of healthy foods.
Health/Nutrition Coordinator Tasks
- Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, diet modifications and food selection and preparation.
- Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
- Coordinate and maintain patient nutritional care and clinical reviews, instruction, and training.
- Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits and nutrition monitoring.
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Pay by Experience Level for Health/Nutrition Coordinator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $36K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $49K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $49K in this role. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Health & Nutrition Coordinators report making only $45K on average.