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Average Annual Salary for Nutrition Specialist:

Median annual earnings of dietitians and nutritionists were $43,630 in May 2004. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $27,500, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $63,760.

The novice Nutrition Specialist may stat with an annual salary of $29,000. Research shows that states with large metropolitan areas may start significantly higher.

Necessary Education for Nutrition Specialist Career:

Current registration issued by the American Dietetic Association and a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition or Dietetics. You can also find similar careers here»»

What is Nutrition Specialist in a nutshell?

Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of healthy living and possibly the control of diseases.

Types of Nutrition Specialist jobs:

  • Dietitians
  • Health Diagnosing
  • Healthcare Practitioner
  • Health Educators
  • Child Nutrition Specialist

Nutrition Specialist Skills & Responsibilities:

  • Dietary counseling and patient care skills
  • Solid grounding in physical and biological sciences
  • Demonstrated leadership and relationship building ability
  • Ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities
  • Problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills
  • Ability to articulate ideas

Future Outlook for Nutrition Specialist:

Dietitians and nutritionists job openings are expected to rise by 18% nationally and possibly higher in metropolitan areas such as in California (22%) until / through the year 2014.


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