Dietitian, Sr. Salary in the United States

How much does a Dietitian, Sr. make in the United States? The average Dietitian, Sr. salary in the United States is $68,390 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $60,717 and $77,517. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Reviews physicians diagnosis and designs and implements therapeutic nutritional care plans for patients utilizing general dietetic standards and regulations. Monitors and documents patient progress and consults with physicians as needed. Educates and provides guidance to staff, patients, and families regarding diet and food plans. Administers and advises food service operations to ensure menus comply with prescribed nutritional plans. May supervise less experienced dieticians. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. Requires Registered Dietician (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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