The average pay for a Registered Dietitian with Diabetes Educator skills is $52,100 per year.
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|Hourly Rate||$20.70 - $38.92|
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Job Description for Registered Dietitian
Registered dietitians usually work in a hospital or a care facility such as a nursing home or a rehabilitation center. However, they may also privately consult clientele independently. Regardless of their place of employment, they work to assess their patients'/clients' nutritional needs and to create care plans that are tailored to each person's ongoing dietary needs and goals. Registered dietitians also routinely monitor their patients'/clients' basic vital signs and keep track of their body mass indexes (BMIs) and other related measurements.Read More...
A bachelor's degree in nutrition is the minimum educational requirement for registered dietitians. In addition, registered dietitians are also required to obtain a license from their respective state in order to work in that state. (Each state will have its own requirements related to the license required for a registered dietitian.) Communication and people skills, organization and planning are essential for registered dietitians. Registered dietitians must also have a moderate degree of computer literacy. Additional language skills are also desirable and in high demand. Certification or other related work experience with women, infants and children (WIC) may be preferred by some employers. Registered dietitians commonly work somewhat normal business or daytime hours, although some are required to work nights, evenings or weekends. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Registered Dietitian Tasks
- Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits and nutrition monitoring.
- Screen, assess and evaluate nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
- May monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards.
- Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, diet modifications, food selection and preparation.
- Consult with physicians and health care staff to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient.
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Pay by Experience Level for Registered Dietitian
Pay by Experience for a Registered Dietitian has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Dietitian with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 104 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Dietitian with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Registered Dietitian which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 53 salaries. A Registered Dietitian with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 28 salaries.
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