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Dietetic Technicians

Overview

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 28,950 dietetic technicians employed in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $50,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Helpful

Technical

Career Ladder
Dietitian

Dietetic Technician

Dietitian Aide

Dietitian Intern

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