How much does an Animal Nutritionist make in the United States? The average Animal Nutritionist salary in the United States is $76,530 as of November 23, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $68,075 and $85,636. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is an Animal Nutritionist ?

An animal nutritionist is a person who specializes in animal nutrition, which is especially concerned with the dietary needs of animals in captivity: livestock, pets, and animals in wildlife rehabilitation facilities. The science of animal nutrition encompasses principles of chemistry (especially biochemistry), physics, mathematics, ethology (animal behavior). An animal nutrition in the food industry may also be concerned with economics and food processing....

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Balchem - Covington , VA
Animal Nutrition & Health; and Specialty Products. Balchem employs over 1,400 people worldwide who are engaged in diverse activities, committed to developing the company into global market leadership ...
Latpro - Diversity Jobs - 20 days ago
Maxx Performance - Roanoke , VA
Company Overview Our company is the leading provider of microencapsulated solutions for human and animal nutrition. Our goal and technology allow us to extend the useful benefits of food and feed ...
ZipRecruiter - 39 days ago
Virginia Tech - Roanoke , VA
Openness to small animal work Preferred Qualifications * Experience in one or more of the following research areas: neuroscience, biology, psychology, or nutrition. * Experience with basic laboratory ...
Latpro - Diversity Jobs - 24 days ago
Petco - Gloucester , VA
... nutrition, services, in-store promotions, local community events and other areas of animal care and wellness. - The Guest Advisor may be a 'key holder' and Leader on Duty (LOD) on a limited basis as ... - 11 days ago
Virginia Tech - Roanoke , VA
... nutrition and eating behaviors, multiple research MRIs for human and animal research including high field MR guided PET and MR guided focused ultrasound, multiple cellular/molecular imaging ...
Latpro - Diversity Jobs - 24 days ago
Petco - Virginia Beach , VA
... the hourly animal health check and wellness cards. - Interacts professionally and effectively ... in nutrition, Pals Rewards membership sign-up, Welcome to the Family and effective suggestive ... - 16 days ago

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