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Dietitians and Nutritionists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $30.12
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Dietitians and Nutritionists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$24.39 $29.77 $36.38
Minnesota
$26.55 $30.12 $35.32
Central Minnesota
$27.21 $31.03 $35.53
Northeast Minnesota
$25.93 $29.28 $33.87
Northwest Minnesota
$25.50 $29.17 $33.31
Southeast Minnesota
$27.59 $30.67 $36.34
Southwest Minnesota
$12.41 $28.04 $33.65
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$26.45 $30.09 $35.30

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,140 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Dietitians and Nutritionists most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 967 new Dietitians and Nutritionists to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Dietitians and Nutritionists
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 70,900 78,900 8,000 11.2%
Minnesota 2016 2026 Number Percent
Statewide 1,318 1,454 136 10.3%
Central Minnesota 102 110 8 7.8%
Northeast Minnesota 77 86 9 11.7%
Northwest Minnesota 111 117 6 5.4%
Southeast Minnesota 175 195 20 11.4%
Southwest Minnesota 69 82 13 18.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 801 887 86 10.7%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.