Health/Nutrition Coordinator Salary
Health & Nutrition Coordinators in the United States can expect wages of $45K annually on average. Most Health & Nutrition Coordinators survey respondents are women (73 percent). A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Most Health & Nutrition Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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.
Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $36K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $49K. For Health & Nutrition Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $48K. 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 $47K on average.
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