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DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

29-2051 Dietetic Technicians



Assist in the provision of food service and nutritional programs, under the supervision of a dietitian. May plan and produce meals based on established guidelines, teach principles of food and nutrition, or counsel individuals.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 19036$20.07/hr$18.50/hr$18.75/hr$18.93/hr$20.34/hr$23.64/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services250$18.79/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration20$29.10/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota 10$18.36/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 10$18.40/hr9.5%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 10$18.37/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 10$17.30/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$15.06/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 190$18.93/hr8.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 220$18.93/hrN/A
Minnesota 270$18.79/hr7.4%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 8,000$19.08/hr7.5%
Bartenders 15,010$12.68/hr27.2%
Cooks, Restaurant 21,410$18.45/hr45.9%


  • Supervise food production or service or assist dietitians or nutritionists in food service supervision or planning.
  • Observe patient food intake and report progress and dietary problems to dietician.
  • Prepare a major meal, following recipes and determining group food quantities.
  • Conduct nutritional assessments of individuals, including obtaining and evaluating individuals' dietary histories, to plan nutritional programs.
  • Deliver speeches on diet, nutrition, or health to promote healthy eating habits and illness prevention and treatment.
  • Conduct nutritional assessments of individuals, including obtaining and evaluating individuals' dietary histories, to plan nutritional programs.
  • Prepare a major meal, following recipes and determining group food quantities.
  • Refer patients to other relevant services to provide continuity of care.
  • Provide dietitians with assistance researching food, nutrition, or food service systems.
  • Plan menus or diets or guide individuals or families in food selection, preparation, or menu planning, based upon nutritional needs and established guidelines.