Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for dietitians and nutritionists in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dietitians and nutritionists among Illinois metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,440
25th Percentile Wage
$45,300
50th Percentile Wage
$57,320
75th Percentile Wage
$68,590
90th Percentile Wage
$78,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietitians and nutritionists in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of dietitians and nutritionists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,320
0.84% 10.10%
2016
$56,840
-0.83% -
2015
$57,310
5.97% -
2014
$53,890
2.41% -
2013
$52,590
2.02% -
2012
$51,530
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in state of Illinois ranges from $38,840 to $59,550. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $59,550. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $59,410). The lowest paying area is Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$59,550
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$59,410
Rockford
$55,960
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$54,060
Peoria
$53,620
Springfield
$52,540
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$48,280
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$46,440
Decatur
$43,290
Champaign-Urbana
$41,410
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$38,840




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