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Best Jobs For Dietetics Major

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Starting Salary
$40,000
Job openings
5,062
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Buffalo, NY;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Starting Salary
$40,000
Job openings
4,833
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Los Angeles, CA;  
Job Description:
Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Starting Salary
$39,000
Job openings
24,960
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Baltimore, MD;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Starting Salary
$19,000
Job openings
20,688
Top Locations:
Chicago, IL;  Philadelphia, PA;  Saint Louis, MO;  
Job Description:
A Dietary Aide works in food preparation and food service programs, assisting a trained dietitian. They work for hospitals and health clubs/sanatoriums.
Starting Salary
$27,000
Job openings
31,778
Top Locations:
Orlando, FL;  Columbus, OH;  Columbia, MO;  
Job Description:
Food preparation workers perform many routine tasks under the direction of cooks, chefs, or food service managers. Food preparation workers prepare cold foods, slice meat, peel and cut vegetables, brew coffee or tea, and perform many other food service tasks.
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Starting Salary
$33,000
Job openings
5,008
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Los Angeles, CA;  
Job Description:
Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Starting Salary
$31,000
Job openings
35,432
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Social and human service assistants provide client services, including support for families, in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, and social work. They assist other workers, such as social workers, and they help clients find benefits or community services.
Starting Salary
$28,000
Job openings
29,002
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Cincinnati, OH;  Bellevue, WA;  
Job Description:
Health educators teach people about behaviors that promote wellness. They develop and implement strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities. Community health workers collect data and discuss health concerns with members of specific populations or communities.
Starting Salary
$33,000
Job openings
26,612
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Health educators teach people about behaviors that promote wellness. They develop and implement strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities. Community health workers collect data and discuss health concerns with members of specific populations or communities.
Starting Salary
$19,000
Job openings
5,272
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Davis, CA;  Austin, TX;  
Job Description:
Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Starting Salary
$21,000
Job openings
41,607
Top Locations:
Chicago, IL;  Orlando, FL;  Rochester, NY;  
Job Description:
Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Starting Salary
$56,000
Job openings
97,146
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Washington, DC;  
Job Description:
Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
Starting Salary
$24,000
Job openings
15,803
Top Locations:
Chicago, IL;  Minneapolis, MN;  Fayetteville, AR;  
Job Description:
A Diet Technician identifies patients with nutritional risk using scoring guidelines and initiates referrals for dietetic assessment. They oversee food production or service and assist dietitians or nutritionists in food service supervision and planning.
Starting Salary
$23,000
Job openings
47,471
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Portland, OR;  Memphis, TN;  
Job Description:
Industrial engineering technicians help industrial engineers implement designs to use personnel, materials, and machines effectively in factories, stores, healthcare organizations, repair shops, and offices. They prepare machinery and equipment layouts, plan workflows, conduct statistical production studies, and analyze production costs.
Starting Salary
$29,000
Job openings
13,797
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle other human resources work, such as those related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training.
Starting Salary
$22,000
Job openings
5,491
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  New York, NY;  Baltimore, MD;  
Job Description:
A Nutrition Assistant makes sure that patients in a healthcare unit are fed according to their dietary needs. They assist in kitchen prep and cooking food.
Starting Salary
$28,000
Job openings
4,658
Top Locations:
Chapel Hill, NC;  Morgantown, WV;  Springfield, MO;  
Starting Salary
$38,000
Job openings
2,296
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD;  Aurora, CO;  
Job Description:
Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Starting Salary
$37,000
Job openings
2,631
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Riverdale, GA;  Cranston, RI;  
Job Description:
Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Starting Salary
$22,000
Job openings
55,273
Top Locations:
Philadelphia, PA;  New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  
Job Description:
Health educators teach people about behaviors that promote wellness. They develop and implement strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities. Community health workers collect data and discuss health concerns with members of specific populations or communities.
Starting Salary
$46,000
Job openings
250,500
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  San Antonio, TX;  
Job Description:
Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.
Starting Salary
$32,000
Job openings
15,289
Top Locations:
Franklin, TN;  Plano, TX;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Starting Salary
$38,000
Job openings
6,221
Top Locations:
New Orleans, LA;  New York, NY;  Hinsdale, IL;  
Job Description:
Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
Starting Salary
$24,000
Job openings
4,520
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Seattle, WA;  Jacksonville, FL;  
Job Description:
Postsecondary teachers instruct students in a wide variety of academic and career and technical subjects beyond the high school level. They also conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books.
Starting Salary
$49,000
Job openings
4,150
Top Locations:
Chicago, IL;  Indianapolis, IN;  Las Vegas, NV;  
Job Description:
Health educators teach people about behaviors that promote wellness. They develop and implement strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities. Community health workers collect data and discuss health concerns with members of specific populations or communities.
Starting Salary
$31,000
Job openings
12,602
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Atlanta, GA;  Chicago, IL;  
Starting Salary
$17,000
Job openings
36,040
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Philadelphia, PA;  
Job Description:
Food preparation workers perform many routine tasks under the direction of cooks, chefs, or food service managers. Food preparation workers prepare cold foods, slice meat, peel and cut vegetables, brew coffee or tea, and perform many other food service tasks.
Starting Salary
$34,000
Job openings
14,137
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Kindergarten and elementary school teachers prepare younger students for future schooling by teaching them basic subjects such as math and reading.
Starting Salary
$19,000
Job openings
16,809
Top Locations:
Seattle, WA;  Durham, NC;  Carrollton, GA;  
Job Description:
Food preparation workers perform many routine tasks under the direction of cooks, chefs, or food service managers. Food preparation workers prepare cold foods, slice meat, peel and cut vegetables, brew coffee or tea, and perform many other food service tasks.
Starting Salary
$49,000
Job openings
28,321
Top Locations:
Atlanta, GA;  Washington, DC;  Dallas, TX;  
Job Description:
Health educators teach people about behaviors that promote wellness. They develop and implement strategies to improve the health of individuals and communities. Community health workers collect data and discuss health concerns with members of specific populations or communities.
Starting Salary
$25,000
Job openings
21,219
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Fitness trainers and instructors lead, instruct, and motivate individuals or groups in exercise activities, including cardiovascular exercises (exercises for the heart and blood circulation), strength training, and stretching. They work with people of all ages and skill levels.
Starting Salary
$26,000
Job openings
53,774
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  Indianapolis, IN;  San Diego, CA;  
Job Description:
Industrial engineering technicians help industrial engineers implement designs to use personnel, materials, and machines effectively in factories, stores, healthcare organizations, repair shops, and offices. They prepare machinery and equipment layouts, plan workflows, conduct statistical production studies, and analyze production costs.
Starting Salary
$29,000
Job openings
7,344
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Phoenix, AZ;  
Job Description:
Coaches teach amateur or professional athletes the skills they need to succeed at their sport. Scouts look for new players and evaluate their skills and likelihood for success at the college, amateur, or professional level. Many coaches are also involved in scouting.
Starting Salary
$25,000
Job openings
38,398
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Philadelphia, PA;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
A Counselor helps people to explore feelings and emotions that are often related to past and present experiences. They work with individuals, groups, and communities to improve their mental health.
Starting Salary
$27,000
Job openings
19,592
Top Locations:
Little Rock, AR;  Ann Arbor, MI;  Bellevue, WA;  
Job Description:
A Dietetic Technician assists dietitians in the provision of food service and nutritional programs. They develop nutritional plans to promote health, treat illnesses, prevent disease, and analyze patient data to determine patient needs and treatment goals.
Starting Salary
$38,000
Job openings
39,557
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Washington, DC;  San Diego, CA;  
Job Description:
A Research Associate plans, organizes, and conducts research in scientific, cultural, historical, or artistic. They conduct literature, collect and analyze data, and recruit and/or interview new people.
Starting Salary
$26,000
Job openings
21,390
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  San Antonio, TX;  Jacksonville, FL;  
Job Description:
Veterinary technologists and technicians perform medical tests under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian to assist in diagnosing the injuries and illnesses of animals.
Starting Salary
$23,000
Job openings
36,449
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Philadelphia, PA;  
Job Description:
Social and human service assistants provide client services, including support for families, in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, and social work. They assist other workers, such as social workers, and they help clients find benefits or community services.
Starting Salary
$51,000
Job openings
63,495
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
Starting Salary
$23,000
Job openings
46,479
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Miami, FL;  
Job Description:
Receptionists perform administrative tasks, such as answering phones, receiving visitors, and providing general information about their organization to the public and customers.
Starting Salary
$21,000
Job openings
30,756
Top Locations:
Bentonville, AR;  Houston, TX;  Boston, MA;  
Starting Salary
$59,000
Job openings
59,374
Top Locations:
San Antonio, TX;  San Juan, PR;  Birmingham, AL;  
Job Description:
Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations. They contact customers, explain product features, answer any questions that their customers may have, and negotiate prices.
Starting Salary
$29,000
Job openings
65,809
Top Locations:
Houston, TX;  New York, NY;  San Antonio, TX;  
Job Description:
Medical laboratory technologists (commonly known as medical laboratory scientists) and medical laboratory technicians collect samples and perform tests to analyze body fluids, tissue, and other substances.
Starting Salary
$54,000
Job openings
96,357
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve the efficiency of an organization. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues.
Starting Salary
$36,000
Job openings
114,918
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Account Executives are responsible for looking after the company's client as well as keeping the company-client relationships at a high standard. Their goal is to increase the amount of business a company does with those clients.
Starting Salary
$27,000
Job openings
22,141
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Social and human service assistants provide client services, including support for families, in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, and social work. They assist other workers, such as social workers, and they help clients find benefits or community services.
Starting Salary
$20,000
Job openings
17,392
Top Locations:
Chicago, IL;  Columbus, OH;  Wichita, KS;  
Job Description:
Food preparation workers perform many routine tasks under the direction of cooks, chefs, or food service managers. Food preparation workers prepare cold foods, slice meat, peel and cut vegetables, brew coffee or tea, and perform many other food service tasks.
Starting Salary
$30,000
Job openings
35,227
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Baton Rouge, LA;  Houston, TX;  
Job Description:
Secretaries and administrative assistants perform clerical and administrative duties. They organize files, prepare documents, schedule appointments, and support other staff.
Starting Salary
$24,000
Job openings
35,908
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Baltimore, MD;  Chicago, IL;  
Job Description:
Personal care aides help clients with self-care and everyday tasks. They also provide social supports and assistance that enable clients to participate in their communities.
Starting Salary
$36,000
Job openings
92,305
Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Atlanta, GA;  
Job Description:
Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations. They contact customers, explain product features, answer any questions that their customers may have, and negotiate prices.

Dietetics Major Jobs

Average Salary For a Dietetics Major

As a dietetics major, you might be surprised with how much your salary might vary depending on the industry you choose to work in. For example, if you were to work in the retail industry, you might only make $49,145 annually, but you could make $58,309 in the non profits industry. If salary is the most important thing to you, then you should choose the industry you want to work in carefully.

1. Non Profits
$58,309
Avg. Salary
$42k
$63k
2. Pharmaceutical
$56,872
Avg. Salary
$42k
$63k
3. Health Care
$54,047
Avg. Salary
$42k
$63k
4. Education
$49,403
Avg. Salary
$42k
$63k
5. Retail
$49,145
Avg. Salary
$42k
$63k

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Updated July 15, 2020