Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for dietitians and nutritionists in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dietitians and nutritionists amongst New Jersey 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Dietitians and Nutritionists in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,960
25th Percentile Wage
$56,950
50th Percentile Wage
$66,830
75th Percentile Wage
$76,980
90th Percentile Wage
$87,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietitians and nutritionists in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,960.

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
$66,830
0.42% 6.24%
2016
$66,550
0.96% -
2015
$65,910
0.06% -
2014
$65,870
2.95% -
2013
$63,930
1.99% -
2012
$62,660
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Dietitians and Nutritionists in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in state of New Jersey ranges from $62,030 to $74,160. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in New Jersey is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $74,160. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Atlantic City-Hammonton (mean annual salary $66,630). The lowest paying area is Edison-New Brunswick with a median annual salary of $62,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Trenton-Ewing
$74,160
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$66,630
Camden
$65,930
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$64,590
Wilmington
$63,980
Edison-New Brunswick
$62,030




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