Diet Technician Salary in the United States

How much does a Diet Technician make in the United States? The average Diet Technician salary in the United States is $39,516 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $33,688 and $45,560. 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

Skills Associated with Diet Technician: Electronic health records (EHR) Software, Nutritional Screening, Analyze Lab Results, Nutritional Intake Monitoring

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Job Description

Diet Technician screens and identifies patients with nutritional risk using scoring guidelines and initiates referrals for dietetic assessment. Institutes basic nutrition plans including individualized menu plans and monitors intake and acceptance of required meals and supplements. Being a Diet Technician computes analysis of patients intake and calorie count results. Requires an associate degree. Additionally, Diet Technician typically reports to a dietitian. Typically requires Dietetic Technician - Registered (DTR). The Diet Technician gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Diet Technician typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
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+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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