Entry-Level Clinical Dietitian Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians sits in the ballpark of $47K per year. Geography and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians who took the survey — 89 percent to be exact. While just under one in four report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$39,911 - $58,110
$40K
$47K
$58K
MEDIAN: $46,685
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50%
90%

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$18.69 - $29.72
$19
$23
$30
MEDIAN: $23.35
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$0$59K
Salary $39,911 - $58,110
Bonus $992
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$39,691 - $59,252
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 264
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $18.69 - $29.72
Overtime $21.58 - $41.77
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $992
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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$39,691 - $59,252
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 179

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Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Dietitian


Although Sodexo, Inc. offers the highest salaries (median pay is $47K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $40K to $59K.

The lowest salaries can be found at Morrison Healthcare — median pay is $42K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $36K and only reaching $52K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,484

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

For Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians, New York provides a pay rate that is 15 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Clinical Dietitians will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+13 percent), Boston (+6 percent), and Houston (+4 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Atlanta, 10 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Miami (8 percent lower) and Dallas (4 percent lower).

Clinical Dietitian Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Clinical Dietitian in Boise:
Know your worth. Negotiate your rate!!!! Don't accept the the first rate/salary offered.

Key Stats for Clinical Dietitian

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
6%
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Skills That Affect Clinical Dietitian Salaries

Nutrition
▲5%

National Average
$47,000


Patient Education
▼2%

Health and Wellness
▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 21%
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