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Registered/Licensed Dietitian Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Registered/Licensed Dietitian is $49,834 per year. A skill in Weight Loss/Weight Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Registered/Licensed Dietitian Salary (?
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$39,955 - $61,845
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MEDIAN: $49,834
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Registered/Licensed Dietitian Salary (?
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$18.33 - $40.21
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,955 - $61,845  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,891  
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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$39,766 - $73,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$18.33 - $40.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.00  
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,891  
   
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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$39,766 - $73,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 146
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Job Description for Registered/Licensed Dietitian

  • 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

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$52,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Registered/Licensed Dietitian Salaries

Weight Loss/Weight Management
up arrow 13%
Nutrition
up arrow 3%
Nutrition Support
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National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 28%