Registered Clinical Dietitian Salary (United States)

A Registered Clinical Dietitian earns an average salary of $46,391 per year.
Registered Clinical Dietitian Salary (?
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$37,900 - $62,483
(Median)
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46K
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62K
MEDIAN: $46,390
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Registered Clinical Dietitian Salary (?
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$18.59 - $31.38
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$37,900 - $62,483  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
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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$38,412 - $64,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$18.59 - $31.38  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
   
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).
)
$38,412 - $64,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 180
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Job Description for Registered Clinical 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 Clinical Dietitian Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$49,000

Skills That Affect Registered Clinical Dietitian Salaries

Patient Education
up arrow 8%
Counseling
up arrow 5%
Critical Care
up arrow 4%
Nutrition
up arrow 2%
National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 20%