A Dietitian or Nutritionist earns an average salary of AU$59,314 per year.

AU$55,000 - AU$70,000
AU$59K
MEDIAN: AU$59,314
50%

Job Description for Dietitian or Nutritionist

Dietitians work with their clients to create nutritionally sound plans which are individualized and based on clients' particular needs and goals. Medical history and standings must be considered, which may require working with a client’s doctor if permission is granted.

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Dietitian or 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 Dietitian or Nutritionist

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%