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Dietitian and Nutritionist - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Dietitian and Nutritionist"

How much does a Dietitian and Nutritionist in the federal government get paid? $71,907.57* *Based on the 2009 average.

Dietitian and Nutritionist was the 114th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 1,989 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2009, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Dietitian And Nutritionist, with an average salary of $68,000.

Government Dietitian And Nutritionist jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Dietitian And Nutritionist job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions that advise on, administer, supervise, or perform work in human nutrition requiring the application of professional knowledge of dietetics or nutrition directed toward the maintenance and improvement of human health.

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.

Agencies that have hired a Dietitian and Nutritionist

Dietitian and Nutritionist Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Dietitian and Nutritionist is $71,907.57. The highest paid Dietitian and Nutritionist made $223,316 in 2009.

Common Dietitian and Nutritionist Payscales

Payscale Number of Dietitian And Nutritionist Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,815
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 134
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 22
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 8
EG - Consultant (other) 4
ES - Senior Executive Service 2
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 2
RA - Department Of Agriculture Positions 1
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 1

Starting Paygrade: $33,567.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $142,180.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific

Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade

GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Dietitian and Nutritionist jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Customs Entry and LiquidatingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Food TechnologyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Petroleum EngineeringProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
International CooperationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Distribution Facilities and Storage ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Dietitian And Nutritionist Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Dietitian and Nutritionist was $62,844. Since then, the average pay has increased to $75,605 in 2018.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0630.

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