A Registered Dietician earns an average salary of $44,611 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Registered Dietician Total Pay (?
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$33,598 - $61,525
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MEDIAN: $44,610
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Registered Dietician Total Pay (?
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$16.30 - $35.89
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36
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,598 - $61,525  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,447  
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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$34,100 - $66,887  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$16.30 - $35.89  
   
Overtime
$1.33 - $28.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,447  
   
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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$34,100 - $66,887  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 280
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Job Description for Registered Dietician
  • 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Registered Dietician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Registered Dietician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%
Experienced
up arrow 31%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$46,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 32 votes.
Gender
Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 18%
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