Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for dietitians and nutritionists in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dietitians and nutritionists amongst Iowa areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Dietitians and Nutritionists in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,210
25th Percentile Wage
$43,440
50th Percentile Wage
$53,180
75th Percentile Wage
$64,280
90th Percentile Wage
$75,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietitians and nutritionists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,210.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$13.08
25th Percentile Wage
$20.88
50th Percentile Wage
$25.57
75th Percentile Wage
$30.91
90th Percentile Wage
$36.07

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dietitians and nutritionists in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $36.07. The median hourly salary is $25.57. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $13.08.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of dietitians and nutritionists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,180-0.41%6.62%
201553,4002.40%-
201452,1201.09%-
201351,5503.67%-
201249,660--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Dietitians and Nutritionists in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in state of Iowa ranges from $47,430 to $63,200. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in Iowa is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $63,200. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $58,660). The lowest paying area is Des Moines-West Des Moines with a median annual salary of $47,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$63,200
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$58,660
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$57,730
Cedar Rapids
$56,250
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$55,160
Iowa City
$54,310
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$52,200
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$49,990
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$47,430



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