Nutrition Specialist Salary

A Nutrition Specialist earns an average salary of $44,448 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.

$28,425 - $63,167
(Median)
$28K
$44K
$63K
MEDIAN: $44,447
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$9.46 - $34.25
(Median)
$9
$16
$34
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$28,425 - $63,167  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$27,306 - $62,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.46 - $34.25  
   
Overtime
$38.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
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).
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$27,306 - $62,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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