Registered Dietitian Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$54,000
$43,000
$54,000
$68,000
Registered dietitians in the United States make an average salary of $54,454 per year or $26.18 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $43,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $68,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, California, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Nevada provide the highest registered dietitian salaries.
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Map of Registered Dietitian Salaries

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Average Registered Dietitian Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Jersey, California and Connecticut, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for registered dietitians. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Texas, New Mexico, and Georgia.

Average Registered Dietitian Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a registered dietitian, working for Cigna or Anthem might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Kaiser Permanente and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital report highly competitive salaries for registered dietitians.

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Registered Dietitian Salary History

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Registered Dietitian Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a registered dietitian can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Registered Dietitian Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
WIC Registered Dietitian
WIC Registered Dietitian
07/30/2020
07/30/2020
$56,349
$56,349
07/30/2020
WIC Registered Dietitian
WIC Registered Dietitian
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$56,349
$56,349
07/29/2020
Registered Dietitian
Registered Dietitian
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$55,000
$55,000
06/28/2020
University of Utah
University of Utah
Community Registered Dietitian
Community Registered Dietitian
Community Registered Dietitian
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$49,920
$49,920
06/27/2020
State of South Dakota
State of South Dakota
Registered Dietitian/Licensed Nutritionist or Nutrition Educator
Registered Dietitian/Licensed Nutritionist or Nutrition Educator
Registered Dietitian/Licensed Nutritionist or Nutrition Educator
06/11/2020
06/11/2020
$40,154
$40,154
06/11/2020
California Prison Health Care System
California Prison Health Care System
Registered Dietitian, CF
Registered Dietitian, CF
Registered Dietitian, CF
06/10/2020
06/10/2020
$64,320
$64,320
06/10/2020
Registered Dietitian
Registered Dietitian
05/31/2020
05/31/2020
$55,000
$55,000
05/31/2020
State of South Dakota
State of South Dakota
Registered Dietitian/Licensed Nutritionist or Nutrition Educator
Registered Dietitian/Licensed Nutritionist or Nutrition Educator
Registered Dietitian/Licensed Nutritionist or Nutrition Educator
05/30/2020
05/30/2020
$47,396
$47,396
05/30/2020
California Prison Health Care System
California Prison Health Care System
Registered Dietitian, CF
Registered Dietitian, CF
Registered Dietitian, CF
05/29/2020
05/29/2020
$64,320
$64,320
05/29/2020
Nutritionist IV-Lead Registered Dietitian
Nutritionist IV-Lead Registered Dietitian
05/28/2020
05/28/2020
$40,759
$40,759
05/28/2020