So you think you want a Nutritionist Career? Ask yourself the following questions . . .
• Do you enjoy helping people?
• Are you comfortable advising people on a required lifestyle and exercises?
• Are you willing to be on your feet for long periods of time?
• Can you make specific plans based on a person’s special needs?
• Are you willing to get a bachelor’s degree along with licensure and certification?
• Are you passionate about health and nutrition?
The Facts About A Nutritionist Career
• This career is considered to be almost “recession proof” as people are becoming more involved with a healthy lifestyle.
• Nutritionist training is required. A minimum of Bachelor’s degree is required in order to work as a Nutritionist.
• The requirements for licensure and/or certification will vary by state so you will need t research your state’s requirements.
• This field is predicted to be in high demand and the job growth forecast is great.
How Much Money Can I Make In Careers In Nutrition?
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, in 2007 the median annual salary for a Nutritionist was $46,980. The salary range for these positions was between $29,860 and $68,330. Your salary may depend on the state where you live or the type of setting where you work.
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Ready To Start Careers In Nutrition?
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If a career as a Nutritionist isn’t what you are looking for, you may want to consider one of these other Healthcare Careers . . .
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