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Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,320
25th Percentile Wage
$44,320
50th Percentile Wage
$53,340
75th Percentile Wage
$61,820
90th Percentile Wage
$72,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietitians and nutritionists in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,320.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.94
25th Percentile Wage
$21.31
50th Percentile Wage
$25.64
75th Percentile Wage
$29.72
90th Percentile Wage
$34.69

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dietitians and nutritionists in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $34.69. The median hourly salary is $25.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.94.

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
201653,3403.36%6.21%
201551,5500.45%-
201451,3203.20%-
201349,680-0.70%-
201250,030--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in state of North Carolina ranges from $45,860 to $60,100. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in North Carolina is Asheville with a median annual salary of $60,100. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $59,390). The lowest paying area is Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Asheville
$60,100
Durham-Chapel Hill
$59,390
Wilmington
$57,430
Raleigh-Cary
$57,210
Greenville
$54,910
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$54,230
Winston-Salem
$52,300
Fayetteville
$52,210
Rocky Mount
$50,230
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$48,660
Burlington
$48,540
Greensboro-High Point
$48,500
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$47,260
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$46,850
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$45,860



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