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 amongst Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,960
25th Percentile Wage
$44,390
50th Percentile Wage
$57,730
75th Percentile Wage
$70,250
90th Percentile Wage
$79,620

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 $79,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,960.

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
$57,730
2.17% 15.24%
2016
$56,480
1.24% -
2015
$55,780
6.31% -
2014
$52,260
5.03% -
2013
$49,630
1.41% -
2012
$48,930
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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 $29,520 to $69,320. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $69,320. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Williamsport (mean annual salary $68,450). The lowest paying area is State College with a median annual salary of $29,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$69,320
Williamsport
$68,450
Philadelphia
$68,360
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$66,090
Reading
$63,210
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$62,370
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$60,210
Lancaster
$60,030
Lebanon
$59,910
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$57,700
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$56,710
Altoona
$56,410
Erie
$55,850
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$54,930
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$52,730
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$49,200
York-Hanover
$48,580
Pittsburgh
$48,420
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$47,230
Johnstown
$44,820
State College
$29,520




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