A Registered/Licensed Dietitian earns an average salary of $52,681 per year.

$43,030 - $73,407
(Median)
$43K
$53K
$73K
MEDIAN: $52,680
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$20.49 - $41.15
(Median)
$20
$28
$41
MEDIAN: $27.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,030 - $73,407  
   
Total Pay (?
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$43,134 - $82,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$20.49 - $41.15  
   
Overtime
$42.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$43,134 - $82,836  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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

  • 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 Registered/Licensed Dietitian Salaries



National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Registered/Licensed Dietitian Salaries

Weight Loss/Weight Management
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Counseling
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Nutrition
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National Average
$55,000

Nutrition Support
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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