Nutrition Specialist Salary

A Nutrition Specialist earns an average salary of $40,307 per year. A skill in Nutrition is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$28,812 - $64,111
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$64K
MEDIAN: $40,307
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$9.53 - $30.58
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MEDIAN: $14.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$28,812 - $64,111  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,859 - $63,004  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.53 - $30.58  
   
Overtime
$26.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Total Pay (?
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$23,859 - $63,004  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Nutrition Specialist

  • 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.
  • May monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nutrition Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Nutrition Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Nutrition Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nutrition Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Nutrition Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 10 salaries. A Nutrition Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Nutrition Specialist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Nutrition Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲70%

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 23%