Average Nutritionist Salary

$44,858
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,010
Bonus
$8,500
Commission
$15,416
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Nutritionist is $44,858.
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MEDIAN $44,858
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United States (change)
Salary
$30k - $75k
Bonus
$258 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $15k
Commission
$1k - $12k
Total Pay
$26k - $70k

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Job Description for Nutritionist

Popular Employer Salaries for Nutritionist

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Nutritionist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Nutritionist
Registered Dietitian
Clinical Dietitian
Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Nutritionist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Nutritionist

An entry-level Nutritionist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,507 based on 103 salaries. An early career Nutritionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,893 based on 377 salaries. A mid-career Nutritionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,799 based on 123 salaries. An experienced Nutritionist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,077 based on 95 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,456.
Employees with Nutritionist in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 33.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (20.5% more) and New York, New York (12.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (22.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (10.8% less) and Houston, Texas (9.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 749 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.8%
Early Career
50.3%
Mid Career
16.4%
Experienced
12.7%
Late Career
6.8%