The average pay for an Entry-Level Nutritionist is AU$51,297 per year.

AU$40,725 - AU$71,128
AU$41K
AU$51K
AU$71K
MEDIAN: AU$50,951
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.49 - AU$54.81
AU$19
AU$24
AU$55
MEDIAN: AU$24.45
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$81K
Salary AU$40,725 - AU$71,128
Bonus AU$4,000
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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AU$40,679 - AU$81,569
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 52
Hourly Data AU$0AU$54
Hourly Rate AU$19.49 - AU$54.81
Overtime AU$47.92
Annual Data AU$0AU$81K
Bonus AU$4,000
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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AU$40,679 - AU$81,569
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

Job Description for Nutritionist

A nutritionist is a person who studies and provides recommendations about diets for individuals and institutions. Schools, hospitals, and clinics may have nutritionists who ensure that meal offerings meet general health needs. Nutritionists can also work one-on-one with individuals. They can provide dietary plans for persons wanting to lose weight, specific training suggestions for athletes, and guidance to patients who may require nutritional help because of chronic diseases or treatments.

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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.

Nutritionist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$51,150

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Nutritionist

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
11%

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 92%