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EXNS 483 Nutrition Care Process I

Job Outlook

Dieticians and Nutritionists

Quick Facts: Dietitians and Nutritionists
2017 Median Pay $59,410 per year 
$28.56 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training Internship/residency
Number of Jobs, 2016 68,000
Job Outlook, 2016-26 15% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change, 2016-26 9,900

Nurse Practitioners

Quick Facts: Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners
2017 Median Pay $110,930 per year 
$53.33 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Master's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2016 203,800
Job Outlook, 2016-26 31% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change, 2016-26 64,200

Physician Assistants

Quick Facts: Physician Assistants
2017 Median Pay $104,860 per year 
$50.41 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Master's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2016 106,200
Job Outlook, 2016-26 37% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change, 2016-26 39,600

Pharmacists : $124,170 per year

Quick Facts: Pharmacists
2017 Median Pay $124,170 per year 
$59.70 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Doctoral or professional degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2016 312,500
Job Outlook, 2016-26 6% (As fast as average)
Employment Change, 2016-26 17,400

American Society for Nutrition : Job Board 

NutritionED.org
State requirements for Nutrition and Dietician Fields. Includes Career links

 

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