Dietitians and Nutritionists

Job Description

Dietitians or nutritionists are health care professionals who develop and supervise diet programs that improve public health. They may serve as clinical dietitians in health care facilities, community dietitians in public health centers or management dietitians in food distribution facilities.

Academic Requirements

Dietitians must hold at least a bachelor’s degree in dietetics, nutrition or another health science field. Most states require dietitians to obtain licensure, certification or registration to practice in the profession.

Dietitians and Nutritionists
$40-60
Thousand
Average
Salary
Medium
Patient
Interaction
12.98%
Job
Growth
 
None
Blood
Interaction
Bachelor's degree
Education
Required

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