Dietitian

Pūkenga Whakaita Kai (Ngā Tohunga Mātai Kai)

Dietitians advise patients, communities and groups about their dietary requirements for maintaining good health, managing food services and food and nutrition issues.

Pay

Dietitians usually earn

$46K-$100K per year

Source: District Health Board and Public Service Association.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a dietitian are poor due to graduate numbers exceeding the number of new jobs becoming available.
A dietitian advises a pregnant client on good health and nutrition

Dietitians may work with individuals or community groups

Last updated 25 October 2017