Nutritionist

Nutritionist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$52,000
$41,000
Min 10%
$52,000
Median 50%
$65,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
City of Houston
Highest Paying City
Redwood City, CA
Highest Paying State
Rhode Island
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a nutritionist make?
The national average salary for a Nutritionist in the United States is $52,465 per year or $25.22 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $65,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $41,000 per year. Health Care companies and Government companies have the most job opportunities for Nutritionists. The top 5 states when it comes to Nutritionist salaries are Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Alaska, and Massachusetts. The typical employment for a Nutritionist is 2.9 years.
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Dietitian
$54,632

Average Nutritionist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Nutritionist in the United States is $52,465 per year or $25.22 per hour. The top city when it comes to Nutritionist salaries is Redwood City, CA at $71,316 per year. Not only that, Redwood City, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $43,000. Some of the states with the best Nutritionist salaries are Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Alaska, Massachusetts, Delaware, and New Hampshire. New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Arkansas have the lowest Nutritionist salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA
$71,316
$71,316
2
2
Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks, AK
$70,555
$70,555
3
3
New Haven, CT
New Haven, CT
$69,474
$69,474
4
4
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$68,851
$68,851
5
5
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$66,966
$66,966

Map of Nutritionist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Nutritionists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:
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Average Nutritionist Salary By Company

Nutritionist jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Most Nutritionist jobs are in Health Care companies and Health Care companies. City of Houston and City of San Antonio are the best paying companies for Nutritionists. Companies like EAT Club and Brigham & Women's Hospital also pay high salaries to their Nutritionists.

Average Nutritionist Pay By Industry

Wages for Nutritionists can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Non Profits companies, Government companies, and Health Care companies tend to have the highest salaries for Nutritionists. Non Profits companies pay Nutritionists an average salary of $57,370, Government companies pay $54,542, and Health Care companys come in at $52,075. The types of companies that pay Nutritionists the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $50,059.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Non Profits
Non Profits
$57,370
$57,370
2
2
Government
Government
$54,542
$54,542
3
3
Health Care
Health Care
$52,075
$52,075
4
4
Retail
Retail
$51,355
$51,355
5
5
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$50,397
$50,397

Nutritionist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Nutritionist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Texas Medical Branch
(Bi-Lingual Spanish) Nutritionist I-Conroe WIC
03/09/2020
$45,680
Nutritionist #Tj017
03/07/2020
$35,278
Nutritionist III (Health FAC)
03/03/2020
$48,278
Nutritionist II (Wic)-Florence County Health Department
03/03/2020
$27,527
SDSU Research Foundation
WIC Degreed Nutritionist
02/26/2020
$33,935
The Resource Connection of Amador & Calaveras Counties, Inc.
Degreed Nutritionist WIC/20
02/22/2020
$42,512
Wisconsin State Government
WIC Program Nutritionist
02/14/2020
$55,848
County of Sonoma, California
Nutritionist
01/29/2020
$75,424
Nutritionist
01/28/2020
$38,172
Nutritionist
01/27/2020
$48,278
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