Google Trend growth of a Dietitian shows it’s been on a steady incline over the past few years. The graph shows dips every December when everyone throws their diets out, but bumps back up in January when New Years resolutions to lose weight and get back on track with eating healthy by calling a Dietitian for help. The profession is obviously not going anywhere as people are becoming more aware of their diets.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information for Dietitian salaries states that in 2010 the median pay for Dietitians was $53,250 a year or $25.60 an hour. A Dietitian requires at least a Bachelor’s degree to obtain the position with sometimes also having an internship or residency required as well. The total number of Dietitian jobs in the US in 2010 were 64,400. The job growth rate for Dietitians is expected to be around 20% growth from 2010 – 2020 adding around 12,700 Dietitian jobs from 2010 to 2020. If you use our state by state salary listings for Dietitians below you’ll see that you can earn as much as $70,000 a year which is about $16,750 more a year over the median salary by working in a higher paying state such as New York.
Listed below is information that is specific to Dietitian job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as a Dietitian. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for Dietitians and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”