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Dietitian

Pūkenga Whakaita Kai (Ngā Tohunga Mātai Kai)

Dietitians provide advice and counselling about diet, food and nutrition to individuals and communities. They also design nutrition programmes to support health and wellbeing.

Pay

Dietitians usually earn

$49K-$100K per year

Source: DHBs/PSA, 'Allied, Public Health and Technical Collective Agreement', 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a dietitian are poor for those wanting to enter the role, but good for those with experience.
A dietitian advises a pregnant client on good health and nutrition

Dietitians may work with individuals or community groups

Last updated 9 August 2018