A Nutrition Specialist earns an average salary of $40,744 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.

$29,121 - $63,293
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MEDIAN: $40,744
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$8.80 - $30.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,121 - $63,293  
   
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$22,669 - $62,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.80 - $30.34  
   
Overtime
$38.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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$22,669 - $62,393  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Nutrition Specialist

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Nutrition Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 69%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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