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Highest Paying Cities for Dietitians and Nutritionists

The top 100 highest paying cities for dietitians and nutritionists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of dietitians and nutritionists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $86,880, San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California is the highest paying city for dietitians and nutritionists. It is followed by Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California (average annual salary $84,400). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of dietitians and nutritionists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Dietitians and Nutritionists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$86,880
580
2 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$84,400
80
3 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$81,780
80
4 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$81,610
1,070
5 Modesto, California
$80,800
90
6 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$80,080
350
7 Salinas, California
$79,960
40
8 Stockton, California
$76,350
180
9 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$75,970
420
10 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$75,760
730
11 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$75,340
90
12 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$74,260
120
13 Napa, California
$73,190
60
14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$72,760
2,250
15 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$72,280
420
16 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$72,260
2,380
17 Visalia-Porterville, California
$72,200
50
18 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$71,440
410
19 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$71,200
60
20 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$71,100
60
21 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$70,340
40
22 New Haven, Connecticut
$70,220
140
23 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas
$70,200
50
24 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$69,970
60
25 Tacoma, Washington
$69,680
140
26 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$69,540
660
27 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$69,270
160
28 Anchorage, Alaska
$69,030
80
29 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$68,940
720
30 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$68,540
590
31 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$68,260
160
32 Framingham, Massachusetts
$67,970
50
33 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$67,470
40
34 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$67,400
150
35 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$67,120
590
36 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$66,910
70
37 Richmond, Virginia
$66,860
220
38 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$66,630
40
39 Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$66,410
50
40 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$66,380
630
41 Chico, California
$66,100
50
42 Manchester, New Hampshire
$65,970
70
43 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$65,680
4,740
44 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$65,500
550
45 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$65,490
710
46 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$65,200
80
47 Redding, California
$65,170
60
48 Honolulu, Hawaii
$65,100
230
49 Camden, New Jersey
$65,040
160
50 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$65,020
490
51 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$64,950
210
52 Danbury, Connecticut
$64,930
30
53 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$64,900
50
54 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$64,870
900
55 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$64,500
110
56 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$64,450
60
57 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$64,450
40
58 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$64,250
80
59 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$63,860
2,500
60 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$63,780
330
61 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$63,760
1,300
62 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$63,630
190
63 Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$63,200
30
64 Charlottesville, Virginia
$63,020
40
65 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$62,880
700
66 Alexandria, Louisiana
$62,830
40
67 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$62,780
40
68 Syracuse, New York
$62,690
150
69 Rochester, Minnesota
$62,490
130
70 Fresno, California
$62,290
220
71 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$62,030
440
72 Salem, Oregon
$61,910
110
73 Reading, Pennsylvania
$61,760
70
74 Yakima, Washington
$61,590
40
75 Sussex County, Delaware
$61,450
30
76 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$61,330
90
77 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$61,230
90
78 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$61,190
460
79 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$61,140
100
80 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$61,120
60
81 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$61,070
90
82 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$60,940
980
83 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$60,900
270
84 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$60,840
500
85 Wilmington, New Jersey
$60,830
140
86 El Paso, Texas
$60,750
80
87 Johnson City, Tennessee
$60,610
50
88 North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$60,520
50
89 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$60,320
40
90 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$60,260
60
91 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$60,210
130
92 Bellingham, Washington
$60,200
40
93 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$60,150
120
94 Asheville, North Carolina
$60,100
130
95 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$60,030
30
96 Utica-Rome, New York
$60,010
110
97 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, New Jersey
$59,990
50
98 Amarillo, Texas
$59,930
70
99 Corpus Christi, Texas
$59,920
40
100 Lebanon, Pennsylvania
$59,910
40
See also: Highest paying industries for dietitians and nutritionists.