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.
|Salary||$39,911 - $58,110|
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|$39,691 - $59,252|
|Hourly Rate||$18.69 - $29.72|
|Overtime||$21.58 - $41.77|
|Total Pay (||$39,691 - $59,252|
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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
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).
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