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Highest Paid Dietetic Jobs

You may have heard many times that being a dietitian means you will not make a high salary. This doesn’t have to be true though. There are dietetic jobs out there that pay profitable salaries. Yes! Here are some of the Highest Paid Dietetic Jobs.

  1. Consultant Dietitian. $58,920 – $71,840 annually according to the 2016 US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Consultant dietitians contract with companies in a variety of settings from health spas, private medical practices, sports organization, nursing homes, and more.
  2. Technology Dietitians. $80,820 - $110,00 annually. Dietitians working in the tech industry have responsibilities ranging from developing online educational materials and content, food photography, cooking videos, and more.
  3. Supervisory Dietitian. $102,040 - $132,649 annually. Supervisory dietitians have similar job responsibilities to clinical nutrition managers where they direct and coordinate medical nutrition therapy services, act as liaisons between different departments and programs, coordinate clinical nutrition activities, and manage other team members.
  4. Coaching/Counseling Dietitian. $104,00 - $162,240 annually. Many companies hire dietitians for coaching and counseling either in-person or virtual. These types of companies range from online apps, medical consulting firms, corporate wellness companies, and more.
  5. Online Coaching/Counseling Private Practice Dietitian. $100,000+ annually. Online nutrition counseling has grown tremendously in the last 5 years with the inclusion of courses, webinars, memberships, group counseling and individual counseling. And there are numerous dietitians coaching other dietitians in how to structure this business.
  6. Director of Nutrition. $125,879 - $156,829 annually. Directors of nutrition generally oversee activities within the organization including managing employees, working with outside vendors and other business entities, developing and leveraging relationships with other governmental agencies, developing programs for the institution, and maintaining existing processes, procedures, contracts, and programs.