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What is the salary of a dietary aide?

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states that, in 2012, the average yearly salary for dietary aides, or dietetic technicians, was $28,680. The average hourly wage was $13.79. In that year, 24,660 people in the United States were employed as dietary aides.

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The hourly pay for the top 10 percent of dietetic technicians was $20.90, which corresponds to an annual salary of $43,460. The lowest-paid 10 percent earned $18,070 a year or $8.69 an hour. Hospitals and nursing care facilities are the largest employers. These professionals are supervised by dietitians. Dietary aides have a number of possible responsibilities, including making meals, teaching patients about proper nutrition and providing counseling about nutrition.

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