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 amongst Illinois cities 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 Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,080
25th Percentile Wage
$45,890
50th Percentile Wage
$56,840
75th Percentile Wage
$66,590
90th Percentile Wage
$77,950

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 $77,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,080.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.39
25th Percentile Wage
$22.06
50th Percentile Wage
$27.33
75th Percentile Wage
$32.02
90th Percentile Wage
$37.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dietitians and nutritionists in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.47. The median hourly salary is $27.33. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.39.

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
201656,840-0.83%9.34%
201557,3105.97%-
201453,8902.41%-
201352,5902.02%-
201251,530--

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 $42,470 to $59,540. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $59,540. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $59,230). The lowest paying area is Champaign-Urbana with a median annual salary of $42,470.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$59,540
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$59,230
Rockford
$55,650
Peoria
$50,580
Springfield
$50,280
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$45,260
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$43,710
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$42,850
Champaign-Urbana
$42,470


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