Women comprise the majority of Renal Dietitians in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $29.18 per hour on average. While career duration and the specific company impact pay for this group, residence is the most influential factor. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The majority of Renal Dietitians claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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MEDIAN: $58,537
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$24.23 - $37.84
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$48,659 - $73,833  
   
Bonus
$295.90 - $2,909  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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$49,436 - $75,756  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$24.23 - $37.84  
   
Overtime
$40.50  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$295.90 - $2,909  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$49,436 - $75,756  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 155

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Job Description for Renal Dietitian

Positions as a renal dietitian are common at hospitals and clinics, especially those that have specialized care for dialysis patients. The requirements for these positions include being a registered dietitian with the state, which requires a bachelor’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, or a related field. Other potential requirements may include relevant certifications and credentialing with the Commission on Dietetic Registration. In addition, many positions require at least one to two years' experience in a job related to clinical nutrition.

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Renal 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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Renal Dietitians who take on a higher-level position such as Dietitian may get paid a little bit less in that new role, as Dietitians on average bring home $51K.

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For Renal Dietitians, comfortable salaries can be found at Dialysis Clinics, Inc.; in fact, median earnings sit around $60K, the highest in the area.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $50K to just $73K — but Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $57K.

Pay by Experience Level for Renal Dietitian

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Renal Dietitians, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average inexperienced worker earns $56K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $59K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Renal Dietitians make a median salary of $62K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $66K.

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Key Stats for Renal Dietitian

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
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Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Renal Dietitian Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Renal Dietitian Salaries

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$60,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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