Sports Nutritionist Salary

The average pay for a Sports Nutritionist is $23.00 per hour.

$35,000 - $62,500
$49K
MEDIAN: $49,132
50%

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$14.74 - $30.00
$23
MEDIAN: $23.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$49,132  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,243 - $81,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$23.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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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$21,243 - $81,429  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Sports Nutritionist

A sports nutritionist is a specialized dietitian. He or she typically works with athletes to set up meal plans that provide the greatest possible benefits for performance. Sports nutritionists will specify these dietary regimens, based upon the athlete's body, the workout schedule, and the sport itself. Other factors, such as age, injury, conditioning, and gender will typically be considered by the nutritionist when devising the best possible diet for the athlete he or she works with.

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Sports Nutritionist 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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Key Stats for Sports Nutritionist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 67%