Dietitians and Nutritionists (29-1031)
Occupation description: Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease. May supervise activities of a department providing quantity food services, counsel individuals, or conduct nutritional research.
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|Average employment||Average annual openings|
|2014 estimate||2024 projection||Percent change||Growth||Replacement||Total|
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|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||28.00||16.00||17.63||26.04||34.90||45.92|
Labor Force Indicators
|2015 Worker Characteristics|
|Total workers||Nonresident workers||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus|
|2015 Potential Supply|
|Qualified but working in another occupation||20|
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||10|
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||5|
|2015 ALEXsys Employment Data|
|Number of registrants||44|
|Number of job position postings||35|
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings||1.3|
- Dietitian – View licensing requirements and number licensed
- Nutritionist – View licensing requirements and number licensed
Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: Bachelor’s degree||Work experience: None||On-the-job training: Internship/Residency|
|University of Alaska Anchorage (Anchorage)|