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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Dietetic Technician Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,990
25th Percentile Wage
$21,860
50th Percentile Wage
$26,500
75th Percentile Wage
$34,980
90th Percentile Wage
$45,970

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 $45,970. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $26,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,990. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 142% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of dietetic technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$26,500
0.57% 0.91%
2016
$26,350
1.18% -
2015
$26,040
1.00% -
2014
$25,780
0.62% -
2013
$25,620
-2.50% -
2012
$26,260
- -

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 $35,270. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $24,980).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Retail Trade
$35,270
Federal, State, and Local Government
$31,500
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$30,420
Accommodation and Food Services
$29,540
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$29,010
Educational Services
$26,360
Health Care and Social Assistance
$26,180
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$24,980

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 $20,460 to $44,230. The highest paying state for dietetic technicians is Oregon with a median annual salary of $44,230. The lowest paying state is Missouri with a median annual salary of $20,460. For more salary information of dietetic technicians profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Oregon
$44,230
New York
$43,710
Rhode Island
$43,100
Alaska
$39,290
Minnesota
$36,620
Alabama
$35,640
Washington
$34,260
Hawaii
$33,970
New Jersey
$33,950
Massachusetts
$33,740
Maine
$32,340
Delaware
$32,140
Nebraska
$31,310
Maryland
$31,210
Virginia
$30,770
Nevada
$30,730
California
$30,250
Wisconsin
$29,980
Ohio
$29,590
Pennsylvania
$29,510
North Dakota
$29,240
Vermont
$29,030
Indiana
$28,810
Connecticut
$28,770
Kentucky
$28,630
Kansas
$28,460
New Hampshire
$28,350
District of Columbia
$28,070
North Carolina
$27,880
Tennessee
$27,220
Arizona
$26,960
Idaho
$26,070
Colorado
$25,730
Michigan
$25,640
Florida
$25,240
Montana
$25,100
Arkansas
$24,830
Utah
$24,580
Iowa
$23,890
Texas
$23,460
South Carolina
$23,220
West Virginia
$23,220
Georgia
$23,010
Mississippi
$23,010
Illinois
$22,070
Oklahoma
$21,510
New Mexico
$20,990
Puerto Rico
$20,700
Louisiana
$20,600
Missouri
$20,460



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