Earning potential and work environment of nutritionist and dieticians
What remuneration can nutrition and diet expets expect to earn?
The remuneration of a Nutritionist and Dietician depends upon the job type and the area of work. A fresh nutritionist & dietician can get a salary of Rs 15000 to 20000 per month. However, the salary increases with experience and with the little experience one can earn Rs 30000 plus per month. In government hospitals, with the Sixth Pay Commission, the salaries have risen to Rs. 25,000
Also those who are in private practice can earn more depending on their practice.
What working environment can I expect to have in nutrition and diets?
Dietitians and nutritionists usually work in clean, well-lighted, and well-ventilated areas. However, some work in hot, congested kitchens. Many dietitians and nutritionists are on their feet for much of the workday.