The average salary for a Registered Dietitian is C$59,263 per year. A skill in Nutrition Support is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

C$39,614 - C$75,657
C$40K
C$60K
C$76K
MEDIAN: C$59,984
10%
50%
90%
C$24.29 - C$43.62
C$24
C$35
C$44
MEDIAN: C$34.61
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$84K
Salary C$39,614 - C$75,657
Bonus C$4,800
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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C$41,792 - C$84,999
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 92
Hourly Data C$0C$47
Hourly Rate C$24.29 - C$43.62
Overtime C$47.01
Annual Data C$0C$84K
Bonus C$4,800
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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C$41,792 - C$84,999
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

Job Description for Registered Dietitian

Registered dietitians usually work in a hospital or a care facility such as a nursing home or a rehabilitation center. However, they may also privately consult clientele independently. Regardless of their place of employment, they work to assess their patients'/clients' nutritional needs and to create care plans that are tailored to each person's ongoing dietary needs and goals. Registered dietitians also routinely monitor their patients'/clients' basic vital signs and keep track of their body mass indexes (BMIs) and other related measurements.

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Registered 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.

Registered Dietitian Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Dietitian

Pay by Experience for a Registered Dietitian has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Dietitian with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Dietitian with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$69,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Registered Dietitian which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$79,000 based on 14 salaries. A Registered Dietitian with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$67,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$63,314

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

Key Stats for Registered Dietitian

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

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Experience Affects Registered Dietitian Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲9%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
C$63,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 26%