Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary Information in Chattanooga, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of dietitians and nutritionists in Chattanooga, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of dietitians and nutritionists in Chattanooga is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Dietitians and Nutritionists in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,990
25th Percentile Wage
$45,690
50th Percentile Wage
$53,170
75th Percentile Wage
$59,750
90th Percentile Wage
$64,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietitians and nutritionists in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $40,990.

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
$53,170
-1.60% 2.78%
2016
$54,020
4.66% -
2015
$51,500
-1.61% -
2014
$52,330
-1.82% -
2013
$53,280
2.98% -
2012
$51,690
- -

Table 3. Compare Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary in Chattanooga with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $53,170 in Chattanooga is in the middle of salary range for dietitians and nutritionists in state of Tennessee. In comparison, the annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in Chattanooga is 14.5 percent (14.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Johnson City and 53.4 percent (53.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Johnson City
$62,220
Memphis
$56,120
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$55,920
Knoxville
$55,150
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$55,010
Chattanooga
$53,170
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$51,240
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$45,660
Jackson
$38,480
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$24,770



See also: Top paying jobs in Chattanooga, Tennessee.