Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of dietitians and nutritionists in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare dietitians and nutritionists salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Dietitians and Nutritionists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,380
25th Percentile Wage
$39,740
50th Percentile Wage
$52,750
75th Percentile Wage
$65,850
90th Percentile Wage
$80,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietitians and nutritionists in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) dietitians and nutritionists is $80,550. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid dietitians and nutritionists is $23,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of dietitians and nutritionists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,750
-5.55% -0.45%
2016
$55,680
1.53% -
2015
$54,830
2.08% -
2014
$53,690
2.78% -
2013
$52,200
-1.51% -
2012
$52,990
- -

Compare Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of dietitians and nutritionists in 13 industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for dietitians and nutritionists occupations is the educational support services industry with an annual salary $71,840. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $46,850). For detailed dietitians and nutritionists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Support Services
$71,840
Other Schools and Instruction
$60,580
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$60,580
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$58,630
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$58,060
Educational Services - Privately owned
$57,440
Educational Services - State government owned
$56,370
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$56,310
Educational Services
$52,750
Educational Services - Local government owned
$48,010
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$46,990
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$46,870
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$46,850

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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