Dietitians and Nutritionists Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,200
25th Percentile Wage
$47,050
50th Percentile Wage
$57,750
75th Percentile Wage
$68,750
90th Percentile Wage
$79,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietitians and nutritionists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,200.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.89
25th Percentile Wage
$22.62
50th Percentile Wage
$27.77
75th Percentile Wage
$33.04
90th Percentile Wage
$38.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dietitians and nutritionists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.28. The median hourly salary is $27.77. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.89.

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
201657,7501.90%7.71%
201556,6501.48%-
201455,8102.11%-
201354,6302.43%-
201253,300--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dietitians and nutritionists in state of Texas ranges from $43,410 to $70,200. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in Texas is Brownsville-Harlingen with a median annual salary of $70,200. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $67,470). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brownsville-Harlingen
$70,200
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$67,470
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$61,190
El Paso
$60,750
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$60,150
Amarillo
$59,930
Corpus Christi
$59,920
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$59,450
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$58,140
Longview
$57,950
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$57,740
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$57,610
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$57,100
Fort Worth-Arlington
$57,050
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$56,170
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$54,850
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$54,840
Laredo
$52,610
Tyler
$52,090
Lubbock
$51,330
Waco
$50,100
College Station-Bryan
$47,920
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$46,870
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$43,410



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