Dietitians and Nutritionists in Missouri
Want to work in Missouri as a Dietitian or Nutritionist? Read this first!
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.
The typical state has 810 Dietitians and Nutritionists working in it, which means Missouri has more Dietitians and Nutritionists than average.
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%.
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.
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|
|Cape Girardeau, MO-IL||60||$52,270|
|Jefferson City, MO||50||$48,610|
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|
Below are the states where Dietitians and Nutritionists get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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