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
$32,780
25th Percentile Wage
$43,350
50th Percentile Wage
$55,680
75th Percentile Wage
$70,010
90th Percentile Wage
$81,710

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 $81,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid dietitians and nutritionists is $32,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of dietitians and nutritionists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,6801.53%4.83%
201554,8302.08%-
201453,6902.78%-
201352,200-1.51%-
201252,990--

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

The average salaries of dietitians and nutritionists in nine 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $59,180. The lowest paying industry is the elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry (annual salary $52,020). For detailed dietitians and nutritionists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$59,180
Educational Services - Privately owned
$59,010
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$58,700
Educational Services - State government owned
$56,580
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$56,370
Educational Services
$55,680
Educational Services - Local government owned
$53,480
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$52,190
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$52,020

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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