Nutritional Assistant Salary

A Nutritional Assistant earns an average wage of $11.16 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$9.95 - $15.43
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$12
$15
MEDIAN: $11.65
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50%
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Hourly Data $0$15
Hourly Rate $9.95 - $15.43
Overtime $10.57
Annual Data $0$31K
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$20,088 - $31,841
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

Job Description for Nutritional Assistant

Nutrition assistants are responsible for coordinating nutritional programs and assisting patients with nutritional initiatives, as well as helping dietitians with patient assessments and developing nutritional programs based on patients' needs. They should work well in a team setting with other assistants to share important information, but also on their own with minimal supervision, and they typically report their progress to the dietitian in charge.

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Nutritional Assistant Tasks

  • Interview patients to evaluate dietary histories of individuals to plan nutritional programs.
  • Provide guidance and educational materials for food selection and menu planning based upon nutritional needs and established guidelines.
  • Refer participants to health care and community services.
  • Determine eligibility food assistance.

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Key Stats for Nutritional Assistant

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Nutritional Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 48%