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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 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 North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,730
25th Percentile Wage
$44,770
50th Percentile Wage
$53,540
75th Percentile Wage
$62,440
90th Percentile Wage
$73,540

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 $73,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,730.

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
$53,540
0.37% 6.56%
2016
$53,340
3.36% -
2015
$51,550
0.45% -
2014
$51,320
3.20% -
2013
$49,680
-0.70% -
2012
$50,030
- -

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 $44,500 to $60,850. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in North Carolina is Asheville with a median annual salary of $60,850. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Wilmington (mean annual salary $58,390). The lowest paying area is Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Asheville
$60,850
Wilmington
$58,390
Fayetteville
$56,690
Durham-Chapel Hill
$56,680
Rocky Mount
$56,670
Greenville
$56,540
Raleigh-Cary
$56,060
Winston-Salem
$55,530
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$51,920
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$50,860
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$49,310
Greensboro-High Point
$49,020
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$48,940
Burlington
$48,540
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$44,500




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