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Dietetic Technicians

Help to provide food service and nutritional programs, under the supervision of a dietitian.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$15.48 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  23.2%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Associate's degree is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
  • Monitor patient progress or responses to treatments.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
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Job Title Examples:

Certified Dietary Manager (CDM)
Diet Clerk
Dietary Aide

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