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Average Registered Dietitian Salary

$52,546
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,250
Bonus
$6,125
Commission
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Registered Dietitian is $52,546.
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$42k
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$53k
90%
$68k
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$42k - $68k
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$200 - $5k
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$453 - $15k
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$2k - $15k
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$43k - $74k
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What Do Registered Dietitians Do?

Job Satisfaction for Registered Dietitian

3.8 out of 5
(486)
Highly Satisfied
20Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Registered Dietitian are from the companies DaVita Inc., Sodexo, Inc. and Morrison Healthcare. Reported salaries are highest at Fresenius Medical Care North America where the average pay is $68,597. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. and DaVita Inc., earning around $60,103 and $59,493, respectively. Morrison Healthcare pays the lowest at around $45,564. Compass Group and Sodexo, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $50,121 and $50,332, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Registered Dietitians?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Registered Dietitians?

An entry-level Registered Dietitian with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,684 based on 318 salaries. An early career Registered Dietitian with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,097 based on 1,443 salaries. A mid-career Registered Dietitian with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,437 based on 583 salaries. An experienced Registered Dietitian with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,616 based on 366 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,445.
Employees with Registered Dietitian in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 17.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (17.2% more) and New York, New York (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,081 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.3%
Early Career
46.8%
Mid Career
18.9%
Experienced
11.9%
Late Career
12.0%