Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,100
25th Percentile Wage
$36,890
50th Percentile Wage
$45,960
75th Percentile Wage
$59,990
90th Percentile Wage
$73,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietitians and nutritionists in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.47
25th Percentile Wage
$17.73
50th Percentile Wage
$22.10
75th Percentile Wage
$28.84
90th Percentile Wage
$35.14

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dietitians and nutritionists in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $35.14. The median hourly salary is $22.10. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.47.

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
201645,9603.87%-2.57%
201544,180-6.36%-
201446,990-0.68%-
201347,3100.36%-
201247,140--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in state of Mississippi ranges from $38,350 to $61,140. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $61,140. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Jackson (mean annual salary $51,660). The lowest paying area is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$61,140
Jackson
$51,660
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$50,460
Hattiesburg
$45,090
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$41,170
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$38,980
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$38,350


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