• Dietetic Technicians
  • Health Science
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 29,380
    $23,560 range bar $37,420
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Dietetic technicians help provide food service and nutritional programs under the supervision of a dietitian. They may plan and produce meals based on established guidelines, teach principles of food and nutrition, or counsel individuals.

What do they typically do

  • Analyze menus or recipes, standardize recipes, or test new products
  • Observe patient food intake and report progress and dietary problems to dietician
  • Deliver speeches on diet, nutrition, or health to promote healthy eating habits and illness prevention and treatment
  • Plan menus or diets, or guide individuals or families in selecting and preparing food or planning menus, based on nutritional needs and recognized guidelines
  • Determine food and beverage costs and help carry out cost control procedures
  • Supervise food production or service, or help dietitians or nutritionists in accomplishing this task
  • Evaluate individual nutritional needs including obtaining and assessing individuals' dietary histories to plan nutritional programs
  • Prepare a major meal following recipes and determining group food quantities

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.8%
Job Opening 24

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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
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