Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for dietitians and nutritionists in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dietitians and nutritionists among Missouri 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 Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,490
25th Percentile Wage
$40,320
50th Percentile Wage
$48,830
75th Percentile Wage
$60,520
90th Percentile Wage
$72,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietitians and nutritionists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,490.

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
$48,830
1.09% 2.58%
2016
$48,300
1.43% -
2015
$47,610
-2.23% -
2014
$48,670
2.59% -
2013
$47,410
-0.34% -
2012
$47,570
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in state of Missouri ranges from $25,220 to $61,900. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in Missouri is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $61,900. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $53,700). The lowest paying area is St Joseph with a median annual salary of $25,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$61,900
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$53,700
Springfield
$52,860
Columbia
$51,990
St Louis
$51,810
Cape Girardeau-Jackson
$51,350
Kansas City
$51,270
Jefferson City
$48,700
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$43,420
Joplin
$41,540
Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$39,110
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$38,790
St Joseph
$25,220




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