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 amongst Texas 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,640
25th Percentile Wage
$45,300
50th Percentile Wage
$56,190
75th Percentile Wage
$66,050
90th Percentile Wage
$78,790

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 $78,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,640.

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
$56,190
-2.78% 5.14%
2016
$57,750
1.90% -
2015
$56,650
1.48% -
2014
$55,810
2.11% -
2013
$54,630
2.43% -
2012
$53,300
- -

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 $18,660 to $62,050. The highest paying area for dietitians and nutritionists in Texas is Brownsville-Harlingen with a median annual salary of $62,050. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission (mean annual salary $60,350). The lowest paying area is Texarkana-Texarkana with a median annual salary of $18,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brownsville-Harlingen
$62,050
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$60,350
Amarillo
$60,220
Waco
$60,200
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$60,180
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$58,470
El Paso
$58,440
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$58,140
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$58,110
Sherman-Denison
$57,990
Longview
$57,950
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$57,730
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$57,640
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$57,590
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$57,290
Tyler
$56,040
Laredo
$55,270
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$55,270
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$54,560
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$53,730
Corpus Christi
$52,910
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$49,770
Lubbock
$48,780
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$48,570
Abilene
$47,960
College Station-Bryan
$47,920
Fort Worth-Arlington
$34,660
Texarkana-Texarkana
$18,660




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