Dietetic Technician Salary Information

The salary statistics of dietetic technicians are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of dietetic technicians within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The dietetic technicians annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Dietetic Technician Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,380
25th Percentile Wage
$21,170
50th Percentile Wage
$26,350
75th Percentile Wage
$35,410
90th Percentile Wage
$45,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dietetic technicians. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) dietetic technicians is $45,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $26,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,380. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 150% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of dietetic technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201626,3501.18%0.34%
201526,0401.00%-
201425,7800.62%-
201325,620-2.50%-
201226,260--

Table 2. Dietetic Technician Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of dietetic technicians in 8 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for dietetic technicians occupations is the retail trade sector with an annual salary $34,940. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $21,090).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Retail Trade
$34,940
Federal, State, and Local Government
$30,640
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$30,420
Accommodation and Food Services
$26,920
Health Care and Social Assistance
$26,100
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$25,840
Educational Services
$25,140
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$21,090

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Dietetic Technicians by States

From the above tables we note that not only dietetic technicians salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of dietetic technicians in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,890 to $42,390. The highest paying state for dietetic technicians is New York with a median annual salary of $42,390. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,890. For more salary information of dietetic technicians profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New York
$42,390
Oregon
$41,080
Ohio
$37,330
Alaska
$37,180
Rhode Island
$36,870
California
$35,140
Washington
$34,380
New Jersey
$33,520
Vermont
$32,980
Maryland
$32,430
Minnesota
$31,800
Nevada
$31,750
Alabama
$31,680
Massachusetts
$31,150
Hawaii
$30,800
District of Columbia
$30,450
Nebraska
$30,440
Kansas
$30,420
Indiana
$30,050
Delaware
$29,880
Connecticut
$29,650
New Hampshire
$29,580
Maine
$29,180
Wisconsin
$29,080
Colorado
$28,900
Kentucky
$28,460
North Dakota
$28,290
North Carolina
$27,560
Arizona
$27,020
Virginia
$26,270
Pennsylvania
$26,110
Michigan
$25,740
Arkansas
$25,690
Florida
$25,670
Iowa
$24,400
Georgia
$24,130
Idaho
$23,460
South Carolina
$23,160
West Virginia
$22,860
Texas
$22,830
Tennessee
$22,050
New Mexico
$21,860
Missouri
$21,710
Mississippi
$21,690
Louisiana
$21,480
Illinois
$21,200
Oklahoma
$20,860
Puerto Rico
$18,890


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