Dietitians and nutritionists

National Occupation Code (NOC): 3132  ·  Browse All Occupations

Dietitians and nutritionists plan, implement and oversee nutrition and food service programs. They are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, home health-care agencies and extended care facilities, community health centres, the food and beverage industry, educational institutions, and government and sports organizations, or they may work as private consultants.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Administrative Dietitian
  • Administrative Nutritionist
  • Clinical Dietitian
  • Clinical Nutritionist
  • Community Dietitian
  • Community Nutritionist
  • Consultant Dietitian
  • Consultant Nutritionist
  • Dietetic Consultant
  • Dietician
  • Dietitian
  • Dietitian-nutritionist
  • Nutrition And Dietetics Researcher
  • Nutrition Consultant
  • Nutrition Researcher
  • Nutrition Specialist
  • Nutritionist
  • P.Dt. (professional Dietitian)
  • Private Practice Dietitian
  • Professional Dietitian (P.Dt.)
  • Professional Nutritionist
  • Public Health Dietitian
  • Public Health Nutritionist
  • RD (registered Dietitian)
  • RDN (registered Dietitian-nutritionist)
  • Registered Dietitian (RD)
  • Registered Dietitian-nutritionist (RDN)
  • Registered Nutritionist
  • Registered Professional Dietitian
  • Registered Professional Nutritionist
  • Research Dietitian
  • Research Nutritionist
  • Therapeutic Dietitian
  • Therapeutic Nutritionist
  • Administrative Dietitian
  • Clinical Dietitian
  • Community Nutritionist
  • Consultant Dietitian
  • Dietitian
  • Dietitian-nutritionist
  • Nutrition Specialist
  • Nutritionist
  • Public Health Dietitian
  • Public Health Nutritionist
  • Registered Dietitian (RD)
  • Research Dietitian

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for dietitians and nutritionists.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $60,889
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $44,701
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for dietitians and nutritionists.

Sex Median Income
Male $44,577
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (2 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for dietitians and nutritionists.

$60,000.00
Lowest Observed
$65,000.00
Highest Observed
$60,000.00
25th Percentile
$62,500.00
Average
$62,500.00
Median
$65,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for dietitians and nutritionists

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 0
25 to 34 years 40
35 to 44 years 15
45 to 54 years 40
55 to 64 years 15
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 0
Total 115
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Industry

This chart outlines regional employment participation by industry for dietitians and nutritionists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated industry, or refer to the table below.

Industry Employed Individuals
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 0
Construction 0
Manufacturing 10
Wholesale trade 0
Retail trade 0
Transportation and warehousing 0
Information and cultural industries 0
Finance and insurance 0
Real estate and rental and leasing 0
Professional, scientific and technical services 10
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 0
Educational services 0
Health care and social assistance 80
Arts, entertainment and recreation 0
Accommodation and food services 10
Other services 0
Public administration 0
Not Applicable 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for dietitians and nutritionists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 40
Part Time 65
Total 105
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for dietitians and nutritionists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 10
Female 100
Total 105
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for dietitians and nutritionists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 85
Self Employed 25
Total 110
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for dietitians and nutritionists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 115
Unemployed 0
Total 115
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for dietitians and nutritionists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 10
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 25
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 60
Total 105
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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8 Local Employers That Hire Dietitians and nutritionists

The following companies in this region have hired Dietitians and nutritionists in the past year:

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