Dietitian Salary

dietitian-salary-chart.jpgDietitians and nutritionists provide food service and nutrition advice to promote good health and control diseases.

Salary

The average salary of these dietitians is $56,300 a year. The bottom 10% earns at most $33,980 a year while the top 10% earns at least $78,720 annually. The median salary is $55,920 yearly.

The best industries for employment are general medical and surgical hospitals (18,430 employed, $56,960 average); nursing care facilities (5,010 employed, $57,090 average); and outpatient care centers (4,910 employed, $60,580 average). The best paying industry is grantmaking and giving services, paying $71,400 on average (1,200 employed).

The three top paying states are California ($71,870), Nevada ($70,580), and Hawaii ($64,150).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of dietitians is expected to increase by 21% between 2012 and 2022, which is much faster than average.

Dietitian Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $27,770 $46,230 $66,220 $46,720
Alaska $35,790 $64,750 $84,870 $62,460
Arizona $24,410 $49,440 $71,830 $48,120
Arkansas $31,070 $47,920 $69,900 $48,970
California $50,870 $71,420 $95,150 $71,870
Colorado $33,730 $54,620 $74,350 $53,970
Connecticut $41,810 $64,450 $85,880 $63,820
Delaware $40,580 $59,030 $75,150 $58,510
Florida $33,740 $52,530 $75,920 $53,970
Georgia $31,040 $49,490 $75,020 $50,570
Hawaii $46,320 $66,150 $78,920 $64,150
Idaho $30,960 $50,700 $71,450 $52,290
Illinois $24,140 $52,590 $75,270 $51,720
Indiana $35,220 $50,620 $70,290 $51,230
Iowa $39,190 $51,550 $70,390 $52,570
Kansas $36,930 $54,840 $71,880 $54,290
Kentucky $37,630 $49,740 $68,630 $50,580
Louisiana $28,440 $48,270 $69,760 $48,770
Maine $34,700 $52,960 $73,680 $53,950
Maryland $41,310 $61,530 $91,210 $64,120
Massachusetts $36,780 $59,080 $86,240 $60,250
Michigan $36,310 $52,530 $71,090 $52,440
Minnesota $40,610 $54,730 $74,230 $55,710
Mississippi $33,370 $47,310 $71,640 $49,430
Missouri $19,280 $47,410 $70,800 $47,760
Montana $30,140 $48,510 $70,790 $49,270
Nebraska $37,230 $53,230 $70,860 $53,150
Nevada $42,490 $64,110 $103,630 $70,580
New Hampshire $46,080 $59,940 $74,370 $59,510
New Jersey $44,120 $63,930 $82,470 $62,880
New Mexico $31,570 $45,500 $74,610 $50,310
New York $41,300 $59,750 $83,490 $60,680
North Carolina $34,720 $49,680 $69,030 $50,360
North Dakota $35,630 $50,650 $68,560 $51,070
Ohio $36,410 $53,940 $73,530 $54,220
Oklahoma $31,580 $47,540 $68,030 $48,760
Oregon $44,880 $62,310 $76,070 $61,220
Pennsylvania $21,310 $49,630 $73,140 $47,680
Rhode Island $40,480 $64,290 $82,490 $62,210
South Carolina $25,970 $44,520 $69,450 $46,260
South Dakota $39,070 $50,600 $68,870 $51,930
Tennessee $34,780 $49,760 $69,480 $50,580
Texas $35,350 $54,630 $74,620 $54,860
Utah $21,520 $45,640 $70,260 $45,510
Vermont $41,210 $56,660 $74,720 $57,750
Virginia $29,510 $54,260 $76,770 $54,480
Washington $43,050 $63,060 $81,180 $61,920
West Virginia $29,020 $52,010 $74,950 $52,100
Wisconsin $35,710 $53,870 $71,790 $53,050
Wyoming $31,890 $55,140 $79,740 $54,160