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Technician, Registered, Dietetic
Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

ActivitiesHelp dietitians provide food service and nutritional programs. Under the supervision of dietitians, may plan and produce meals based on established guidelines, teach principles of food and nutrition, or counsel people.

OutlookFaster-than-average-job growth

Median Income$26,100 per year in 2008

Work Context & ConditionsWork independently or in teams with registered dietitians in a variety of employment settings, including healthcare, business and industry, public health, food service, and research.

Minimum Education RequirementsTechnical Program

SkillsPersuasion, Learning Strategies, Critical Thinking, Instructing, Active Listening, Writing, Active Learning, Complex Problem Solving, Reading Comprehension, Speaking

AbilitiesOral Expression, Near Vision, Speech Clarity

InterviewsAntoinette Colbert