Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,270
25th Percentile Wage
$43,810
50th Percentile Wage
$56,480
75th Percentile Wage
$68,410
90th Percentile Wage
$78,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietitians and nutritionists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,270.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.00
25th Percentile Wage
$21.06
50th Percentile Wage
$27.16
75th Percentile Wage
$32.89
90th Percentile Wage
$37.93

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dietitians and nutritionists in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $37.93. The median hourly salary is $27.16. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.00.

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
201656,4801.24%13.37%
201555,7806.31%-
201452,2605.03%-
201349,6301.41%-
201248,930--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $44,520 to $67,120. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $67,120. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $65,020). The lowest paying area is Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$67,120
Philadelphia
$65,020
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$63,760
Reading
$61,760
Lebanon
$59,910
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$59,910
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$56,820
Erie
$56,560
Altoona
$56,270
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$56,260
Lancaster
$55,660
Johnstown
$55,060
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$53,990
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$53,900
Williamsport
$52,620
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$51,480
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$49,200
Pittsburgh
$48,790
York-Hanover
$48,520
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$44,520


Related:

Highest paying cities for dietitians and nutritionists

Highest paying industries for dietitians and nutritionists.