Nutrition Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Nutrition Specialist is $49,057 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Nutrition Specialist Total Pay (?
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$22,680 - $66,390
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$22,680 - $66,390  
   
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$0.00 - $491.32  
Total Pay (?
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$22,410 - $66,931  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Nutrition Specialist
  • 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 Nutrition Specialist Salaries

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
National Average
$45,000
Mid-Career
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Gender
Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 12%
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