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Dietetic Technicians - What They Do

Dietetic Technicians generally receive a Postsecondary vocational award before they enter the job market. Once employed, Dietetic Technicians can expect to earn an average of $28,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Dietetic Technicians will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 14.8% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Dietetic Technicians rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 0.2% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Dietetic Technicians can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 2.1% are currently unemployed.

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A dietitian is an expert in food and nutrition. Dietitians help promote good health through proper eating. They also supervise the preparation and service of food, develop modified diets, participate in research, and educate individuals and groups on good nutritional habits. The goals of the dietary ...more
Public Health
Public health is concerned with threats to the overall health of a community based on population health analysis. Health is defined and promoted differently by many organizations. The World Health Organization, the United Nations body that sets standards and provides global surveillance of disease, defines ...more