Registered/Licensed Dietitian Salary

A Registered/Licensed Dietitian earns an average salary of $52,457 per year.

$43,358 - $71,954
$43K
$52K
$72K
MEDIAN: $52,457
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50%
90%

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$20.36 - $41.40
$20
$28
$41
MEDIAN: $27.95
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,358 - $71,954  
   
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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$43,219 - $82,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$20.36 - $41.40  
   
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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$43,219 - $82,920  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Registered/Licensed Dietitian

Pay by Experience for a Registered/Licensed Dietitian has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered/Licensed Dietitian with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered/Licensed Dietitian with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Registered/Licensed Dietitian which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 23 salaries. A Registered/Licensed Dietitian with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 25 salaries.

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Key Stats for Registered/Licensed Dietitian

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Registered/Licensed Dietitian Salaries

▲28%

▲9%

▼0%

National Average
$55,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Registered/Licensed Dietitian Salaries

Nutrition
▼0%

National Average
$55,000

▼1%


Nutrition Support
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 25%