Dietetic Technician

Code: 29-2051.00

Also known as: Cook Chill Technician (CCT), Diet Assistant, Diet Clerk, Diet Tech (Diet Technician), Diet Tech (Dietetic Technician), Diet Technician Registered (DTR), Dietary Aid, Dietary Aide

Description: Dietetic Technicians work under the supervision of a Dietitian or a Nutritionist. They perform a variety of tasks, such as assisting with the provision of nutritional programs and food services, teaching principals of nutrition, providing general counsel and planning meals.Dietetic Technicians generally have a high school diploma or its equivalent. If they wish to continue on as a dietitian, they must earn a Bachelor's degree in dietetics, clinical nutrition, foods and nutrition or a related field of study.

Dietetic Technician

Typical wages

10% $20,980
25% $25,490
Median $30,110
75% $38,090
90% $49,000
10% $10.09
25% $12.26
Median $14.48
75% $18.31
90% $23.56

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 2,500