Average Base Pay
27.5% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Dietitians and Nutritionists role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $42,310. A Dietitians and Nutritionists candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $46,800. A person in a mid-career Dietitians and Nutritionists role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $57,200 a year. Dietitians and Nutritionists with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $70,430. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Dietitians and Nutritionists role’s annual salary averages $79,580 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Dietitians and Nutritionists position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $57,200 higher than the national average for Dietitians and Nutritionists positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Dietitians and Nutritionists roles that can advance both internally and with another company.