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Dietitians and Nutritionists in Missouri

Want to work in Missouri as a Dietitian or Nutritionist? Read this first!

12.8% Jobs Projection
$51,660 Median Salary
120 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Dietitians and Nutritionists in Missouri is growing faster than average.

  • Dietitians and Nutritionists in Missouri earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Dietitians and Nutritionists Work in Missouri?

In Missouri, there were 1,440 people working as Dietitians and Nutritionists in the year 2018.

There were 1,520 Dietitians and Nutritionists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Dietitians and Nutritionists in MO Employment Trend

The typical state has 810 Dietitians and Nutritionists working in it, which means Missouri has more Dietitians and Nutritionists than average.

Dietitians and Nutritionists in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Dietitians and Nutritionists in this state are growing at a rate of 12.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.6%.

Job Projections for Dietitians and Nutritionists: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 120 annual job openings, and a total of 1,760 jobs for Missouri Dietitians and Nutritionists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 5,400 annual jobs and 77,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Dietitians and Nutritionists Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Dietitians and Nutritionists ranged from $34,760 to $76,500 with $51,660 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.71 to $36.78. The median hourly rate was $24.84.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $23.47 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.37.

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

Dietitians and Nutritionists Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri Metros for Dietitians and Nutritionists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Dietitians and Nutritionists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Kansas City, MO-KS 590 $55,090
St. Louis, MO-IL 540 $56,090
Springfield, MO 120 $52,210
Columbia, MO 80 $53,830
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 80 $61,790
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 60 $52,270
Jefferson City, MO 50 $48,610
Joplin, MO 30 $43,320

Top States for Dietitians and Nutritionists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Dietitians and Nutritionists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,930 $75,830
Texas 4,930 $57,000
New York 4,710 $66,670
Pennsylvania 3,310 $56,700
Florida 2,860 $59,880
Illinois 2,590 $58,650
Ohio 2,340 $57,150
Georgia 2,200 $54,210
North Carolina 2,040 $54,620
Michigan 2,010 $56,370
Massachusetts 1,880 $64,160
New Jersey 1,860 $68,160
Washington 1,450 $63,580
Missouri 1,440 $51,660
Virginia 1,440 $61,980
Wisconsin 1,430 $56,190
Arizona 1,390 $55,790
Maryland 1,150 $68,790
Indiana 1,140 $56,040
Minnesota 1,110 $60,800

Below are the states where Dietitians and Nutritionists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $75,830
Hawaii $69,960
Connecticut $69,160
Maryland $68,790
New Jersey $68,160
Rhode Island $68,050
Alaska $67,690
Oregon $67,610
Nevada $66,880
New York $66,670

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