Information About Dietetic Technicians

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Training

Dietetic technicians need postsecondary vocational award.

Degrees for Dietetic technicians
Training for Dietetic Technicians
Percent
Less than High School 2.5
High School 27.8
Some College 34.1
Associates Degree 19.0
Bachelors Degree 14.1
Masters Degree 1.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.1

Employment

Represents about 25,000 people in the United States- 0.2% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 3,000 more dietetic technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 9,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, dietetic technicians make $14.04 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Dietetic technicians $8.68 $10.10 $12.80 $17.00 $21.40
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $14.60 $20.30 $28.60 $40.00 $59.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, dietetic technicians make $29,200 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Dietetic technicians $18,060 $21,060 $26,730 $35,530 $44,630
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $30,500 $42,330 $59,570 $83,330 $124,550
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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