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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of dietetic technicians from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
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|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |