Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Dietitians and Nutritionists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,460
25th Percentile Wage
$45,730
50th Percentile Wage
$56,450
75th Percentile Wage
$67,780
90th Percentile Wage
$79,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietitians and nutritionists in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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 $79,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid dietitians and nutritionists is $36,460.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,4502.98%5.93%
201554,770-0.37%-
201454,9700.75%-
201354,5602.68%-
201253,100--

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

The average salaries of dietitians and nutritionists in three industries in the accommodation and food 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 special food services industry with an annual salary $56,600. The lowest paying industry is the restaurants and other eating places industry (annual salary $51,030). For detailed dietitians and nutritionists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Special Food Services
$56,600
Food Services and Drinking Places
$56,520
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$51,030

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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