The average rate for a Weight Loss Counselor is $14.74 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$21,200 - $42,963
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$35K
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MEDIAN: $35,000
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$10.07 - $19.87
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$35,000  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Commission
$2,560  
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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$25,209 - $49,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $19.87  
   
Overtime
$24.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
Commission
$2,560  
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).
)
$25,209 - $49,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Job Description for Weight Loss Counselor

  • Plan diet or guide individuals in food selection and menu planning, based upon nutritional needs and weight loss goals.
  • Obtain and evaluate dietary histories of individuals to plan nutritional weight loss programs.
  • Determine food and beverage costs and assist in implementing cost control procedures.
  • Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with obesity.
  • Select, schedule, and conduct orientation and in-service education weight loss programs.

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Experience Affects Weight Loss Counselor Salaries

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
medical benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 56%
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