A Registered/Licensed Dietitian earns an average salary of $52,253 per year.

$42,302 - $73,407
$42K
$52K
$73K
MEDIAN: $52,252
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50%
90%

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$20.53 - $42.10
$21
$28
$42
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,302 - $73,407  
   
Bonus
$3,650  
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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$42,683 - $83,729  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$20.53 - $42.10  
   
Overtime
$45.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$3,650  
   
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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$42,683 - $83,729  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Job Description for Registered/Licensed Dietitian

Registered dietitians usually work in a hospital, nursing home, catering company, or private practice environment to ensure that patients are receiving their necessary nutrition with respect to their diets and dietary restrictions.

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Registered/Licensed Dietitian Tasks

  • 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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Key Stats for Registered/Licensed Dietitian

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Registered/Licensed Dietitian Salaries



Mid-Career
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National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Registered/Licensed Dietitian Salaries

Nutrition
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Counseling
0%

National Average
$55,000


Nutrition Support
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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