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Dietetic Technicians Career Overview

Assist dietitians in the provision of food service and nutritional programs. Under the supervision of dietitians, may plan and produce meals based on established guidelines, teach principles of food and nutrition, or counsel individuals.

Salary for Dietetic Technicians

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Percentile
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Percentile
Mean
U.S. $20,540
($9.88)
$33,100
($15.91)
$27,580
($13.26)
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Majors for this Career


Job Zone Description

Job Zone 2 - Some preparation

Overall Experience
Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience maybe helpful in these occupations, but usually is not needed. For example, a drywall installer could benefit from experience in installing dry wall, but an inexperienced person could learn the job fairly easily.

Education
These occupations usually require a high school diploma and may require some vocational training or job related course work. In some cases, you may need an associate's or bachelor's degree.

Job Training
Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees.

Examples
Drywall installers, fire inspectors, flight attendants, pharmacy technicians, retail salespersons, and bank tellers.

In these occupations you can often use your knowledge and skills to help others.

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2.

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3.

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4.

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5.

Recreation Workers

6.

Teacher Assistants

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