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Dietetic Technicians

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Assist in the provision of food service and nutritional programs, under the supervision of a dietitian. May plan and produce meals based on established guidelines, teach principles of food and nutrition, or counsel individuals.


  • Most jobs are in hospitals, nursing care facilities, outpatient care centers, and offices of physicians or other health practitioners.
  • Dietitians and nutritionists need at least a bachelor's degree; licensure, certification, or registration requirements vary by State.
  • Applicants with specialized training, an advanced degree, or certifications beyond the particular State's minimum requirement should enjoy the best job opportunities.


Personality I like helping others
Salary $26,730/yr ($13.37/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma