Earning potential

Dietitian salary

A dietitian's salary varies depending on their level of experience and where they work.

  • New graduate dietitians employed within a District Health Board earn about $48,000 a year.
  • The salary scale for dietitians employed by a District Health Board is between $48,000 and $98,000.
  • Dietitians working in private practice can earn up to $100,000 depending on the nature of their business and the number of clients they see.