Overview: Entry-Level
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation: None
On-The-Job Training: Internship/Residency
Number of Jobs, 2012 67,400
Job Outlook, 2012-2022 21% (Faster than average)
Employment Change, 2012-2022+14,200

Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in food and nutrition. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal. Dietitians and nutritionists work in many settings including hospitals, nursing homes, cafeterias and clinics. Some are self-employed and have their own practices. nutritionist For more detailed information on Dietitians/>Nutritionists and related careers, click the links below: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Dietitians and Nutritionists