Average Clinical Dietitian Salary

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The average salary for a Clinical Dietitian is $50,342.
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$41k - $66k
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$41k - $69k

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Job Description for Clinical Dietitian

Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Dietitian

The top respondents for the job title Clinical Dietitian are from the companies Sodexo, Inc., Morrison Healthcare and Aramark. Reported salaries are highest at Dignity Health where the average pay is $59,941. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sodexo, Inc. and Aramark, earning around $49,646 and $49,051, respectively. HCA, Inc. pays the lowest at around $41,000. Mercy Hospital and Morrison Healthcare also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $43,753 and $44,263, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Clinical Dietitian

Skills in Nutrition are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Health and Wellness, Clinical Education, Patient Education and Nutrition Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Dietitian

An entry-level Clinical Dietitian with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,137 based on 379 salaries. An early career Clinical Dietitian with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,830 based on 617 salaries. A mid-career Clinical Dietitian with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,671 based on 196 salaries. An experienced Clinical Dietitian with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,913 based on 181 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,570.
Employees with Clinical Dietitian in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 13.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (10.7% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (5.1% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.5% less).

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