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Dietitians and Nutritionists in New York

Considering a career as a Dietitian or Nutritionist in New York?

21.3% Jobs Projection
$66,670 Median Salary
500 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Dietitians and Nutritionists Work in New York?

4,710 people worked as Dietitians and Nutritionists in 2018 in this state.

There were 4,800 Dietitians and Nutritionists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Dietitians and Nutritionists in this state are growing at a rate of 21.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.6%.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 500 annual job openings, and a total of 6,890 jobs for New York 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 New York?

In 2018 wages for Dietitians and Nutritionists ranged from $47,410 to $92,130 with $66,670 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.79 to $44.29. The median hourly rate was $32.05.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $30.98 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.07.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,470 $69,560
Rochester, NY 300 $57,920
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 240 $64,050
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 220 $63,290
Syracuse, NY 200 $61,220
Binghamton, NY 50 $61,970
Kingston, NY 30 $73,570
Elmira, NY 30 $61,920
Glens Falls, NY 30 $54,130

Top States for Dietitians and Nutritionists Employment

View the list below to see 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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