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 among Mississippi 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 Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,120
25th Percentile Wage
$38,170
50th Percentile Wage
$48,360
75th Percentile Wage
$60,160
90th Percentile Wage
$72,090

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 $72,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,120.

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
$48,360
4.96% 2.52%
2016
$45,960
3.87% -
2015
$44,180
-6.36% -
2014
$46,990
-0.68% -
2013
$47,310
0.36% -
2012
$47,140
- -

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 $35,680 to $57,960. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi with a median annual salary of $57,960. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Jackson (mean annual salary $53,540). The lowest paying area is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Gulfport-Biloxi
$57,960
Jackson
$53,540
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$50,460
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$47,690
Hattiesburg
$45,090
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$40,240
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$35,680




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