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Highest Paying Industries for Dietetic Technicians

The top 56 highest paying industries for dietetic technicians (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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $40,270, outpatient care centers is the highest paying industry for dietetic technicians. It is followed by retail trade industry (average annual salary $34,200). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of dietetic technicians in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 56 Highest Paying Industries for Dietetic Technicians

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Outpatient Care Centers
$40,270
280
2 Retail Trade
$34,200
110
3 Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$33,660
90
4 Home Health Care Services
$33,650
80
5 Individual and Family Services
$32,820
230
6 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$32,720
400
7 Social Assistance
$32,600
250
8 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$32,530
950
9 Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$32,370
130
10 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$30,950
70
11 Offices of Physicians
$30,930
410
12 Educational Services - Local government owned
$30,600
200
13 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$30,470
200
14 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$30,420
n/a
15 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$30,300
210
16 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$30,110
2,360
17 Federal, State, and Local Government
$30,110
2,360
18 State government, including schools and hospitals
$30,010
1,000
19 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$29,860
650
20 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$29,670
620
21 Hospitals - State government owned
$29,650
510
22 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$29,620
1,960
23 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$29,330
420
24 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$28,960
190
25 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$28,830
4,560
26 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$28,440
3,560
27 Educational Services
$28,330
330
28 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$28,020
10,210
29 Hospitals - Privately owned
$27,990
11,080
30 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$27,900
12,970
31 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$27,890
12,010
32 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$27,850
110
33 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$26,140
320
34 Hospitals - Local government owned
$26,100
1,390
35 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$26,030
1,380
36 Health Care and Social Assistance
$25,230
24,620
37 Administrative and Support Services
$25,100
n/a
38 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$25,100
n/a
39 Special Food Services
$24,930
400
40 Food Services and Drinking Places
$24,930
400
41 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$24,910
200
42 Accommodation and Food Services
$24,810
400
43 Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$24,550
250
44 Civic and Social Organizations
$24,170
40
45 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$24,130
210
46 Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$24,000
320
47 Facilities Support Services
$23,900
n/a
48 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$23,870
110
49 Educational Services - State government owned
$23,440
100
50 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$23,360
100
51 Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$22,520
7,650
52 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$22,240
10,440
53 Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$22,050
60
54 Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$21,800
120
55 Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$21,100
2,450
56 Social Advocacy Organizations
$19,290
40
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