Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for dietitians and nutritionists in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dietitians and nutritionists among Colorado metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Dietitians and Nutritionists in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,910
25th Percentile Wage
$48,740
50th Percentile Wage
$58,640
75th Percentile Wage
$69,880
90th Percentile Wage
$81,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietitians and nutritionists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,910.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.19
25th Percentile Wage
$23.43
50th Percentile Wage
$28.19
75th Percentile Wage
$33.59
90th Percentile Wage
$39.17

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dietitians and nutritionists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.17. The median hourly salary is $28.19. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.19.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of dietitians and nutritionists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,6400.92%7.40%
201558,1001.89%-
201457,0004.18%-
201354,6200.59%-
201254,300--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Dietitians and Nutritionists in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in state of Colorado ranges from $36,660 to $61,330. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in Colorado is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $61,330. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $60,840). The lowest paying area is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Colorado Springs
$61,330
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$60,840
Fort Collins-Loveland
$58,630
Boulder
$53,090
Pueblo
$51,150
Greeley
$48,160
Grand Junction
$46,630
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$44,610
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$36,660


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