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Dietetic technicians work in hospitals, nursing homes, public health nutritional programs, food companies, and other institutional settings that require food-service management and nutritional-care services. They usually work under the direction of a dietitian or nutritionist as members of a team. The two basic types of work for technicians are food-service administration and clinical nutrition. There are approximately 26,420 dietetic technicians employed in the United States.