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Dietetic Technicians in Missouri

Want to work in Missouri as a Dietetic Technician? Read this first!

5.0% Jobs Projection
$21,190 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Dietetic Technicians in Missouri are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Dietetic Technicians in Missouri earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Dietetic Technicians Work in Missouri?

There were approximately 1,070 workers employed as Dietetic Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 850 Dietetic Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Dietetic Technicians in MO Employment Trend

The typical state has 320 Dietetic Technicians working in it, which means Missouri has more Dietetic Technicians than average.

Dietetic Technicians in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Dietetic Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 5.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.3%.

Job Projections for Dietetic Technicians: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 50 annual job openings, and 630 total jobs in 2026 for Dietetic Technicians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,000 annual jobs and 36,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Dietetic Technicians Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Dietetic Technicians ranged from $17,360 to $34,280 with $21,190 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.35 to $16.48. The median hourly rate was $10.19.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $9.84 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.35.

The median salary in Missouri is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Dietetic Technicians Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri Metros for Dietetic Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Dietetic Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 550 $24,280
Kansas City, MO-KS 370 $22,050

Top States for Dietetic Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Dietetic Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 5,250 $31,600
Illinois 4,440 $22,930
Texas 2,810 $23,780
Massachusetts 1,830 $32,440
Florida 1,600 $26,900
Arizona 1,350 $28,020
Ohio 1,330 $26,390
Pennsylvania 1,220 $29,090
New York 1,090 $41,880
Michigan 1,070 $24,690
Missouri 1,070 $21,190
Tennessee 850 $23,870
Utah 810 $24,440
Oklahoma 710 $23,010
South Carolina 670 $23,220
Louisiana 490 $22,610
Washington 490 $36,250
Iowa 460 $25,150
New Jersey 440 $33,410
Virginia 410 $31,810

Below are the states where Dietetic Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Oregon $45,060
Rhode Island $43,150
New York $41,880
Alaska $41,060
Washington $36,250
Minnesota $35,450
Nevada $33,910
Maryland $33,440
New Jersey $33,410
Massachusetts $32,440

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References

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