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08/20/06 04:23 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    Hourly Rate?
jdb450s
27 Posts
Ozark MO
Registered Dietitian

I am applying to do some web-based, part-time menu/recipe development. The hourly rate is negotiable. What is the going rate for a position like this? I don't want to undermind the system and quote too low or quote too high. I just have no idea what is reasonable. Please help! Thank you!

08/21/06 08:54 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
jdb450s
27 Posts
Ozark MO
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by jdb450s:
    I am applying to do some web-based, part-time menu/recipe development. The hourly rate is negotiable. What is the going rate for a position like this? I don't want to undermind the system and quote too low or quote too high. I just have no idea what is reasonable. Please help! Thank you!

08/21/06 08:55 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
jdb450s
27 Posts
Ozark MO
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by jdb450s:

      Posted by jdb450s:
      I am applying to do some web-based, part-time menu/recipe development. The hourly rate is negotiable. What is the going rate for a position like this? I don't want to undermine the system and quote too low or quote too high. I just have no idea what is reasonable. Please help! Thank you!


08/22/06 03:33 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
wagnerrachele
23 Posts

Registered Dietitian

National average for RD's is mid 40K. This would translate into an hourly rate of ~ $22.00. If you are using your own computer and web contecting I would increase this to at least $24.00 to help pay for power and the internet contection.

Check out salary.com to see the average in your state and city - it may be higher than the national. If it is, increase your hourly rate.

08/22/06 05:04 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
salesrd
229 Posts
NC
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by wags6:
    National average for RD's is mid 40K. This would translate into an hourly rate of ~ $22.00. If you are using your own computer and web contecting I would increase this to at least $24.00 to help pay for power and the internet contection.

    Check out salary.com to see the average in your state and city - it may be higher than the national. If it is, increase your hourly rate.


I disagree. The average of mid 40's for salary is in a position with benefits, such as a hospital position. This web based position would be considered more of a consulting position. I would ask for $50 an hour at minimum. Don't flinch when you state your price, you are worth it. Heck, my nail tech makes more than $24/hour. Good luck with the project.

08/22/06 06:55 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
sands
40 Posts

Registered Dietitian


    Posted by salesrd:

      Posted by wags6:
      National average for RD's is mid 40K. This would translate into an hourly rate of ~ $22.00. If you are using your own computer and web contecting I would increase this to at least $24.00 to help pay for power and the internet contection.

      Check out salary.com to see the average in your state and city - it may be higher than the national. If it is, increase your hourly rate.


    I disagree. The average of mid 40's for salary is in a position with benefits, such as a hospital position. This web based position would be considered more of a consulting position. I would ask for $50 an hour at minimum. Don't flinch when you state your price, you are worth it. Heck, my nail tech makes more than $24/hour. Good luck with the project.

08/22/06 07:05 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
sands
40 Posts

Registered Dietitian

I pay my babysitter $10/hour. She is 14. I think it is about time dietitians make salary demands in line with their level of education, knowledge, skill and expertise. $22/hour...no way. Freelance dietitians should set a standard minimum of $50/hour. Again, because we are in a profession that is so easily "quacked" we do run the risk of missing out on opportunities to naturopathic yo-yo's. When you negotiate a salary like this remember to let the person doing hiring understand that dietitians are the experts in nutrition. Good luck.

08/23/06 12:50 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
diana
78 Posts
Charleston SC
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by jdb450s:
    I am applying to do some web-based, part-time menu/recipe development. The hourly rate is negotiable. What is the going rate for a position like this? I don't want to undermind the system and quote too low or quote too high. I just have no idea what is reasonable. Please help! Thank you!

Consultants do indeed make more money per hour. I would say 50 dollars an hour is very reasonable. I would ask 65-75. Make sure what you provide is worth the price you are paid. Good-luck

08/23/06 12:54 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
jackie50
296 Posts
dillingham AK
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by sands:
    I pay my babysitter $10/hour. She is 14. I think it is about time dietitians make salary demands in line with their level of education, knowledge, skill and expertise. $22/hour...no way. Freelance dietitians should set a standard minimum of $50/hour. Again, because we are in a profession that is so easily "quacked" we do run the risk of missing out on opportunities to naturopathic yo-yo's. When you negotiate a salary like this remember to let the person doing hiring understand that dietitians are the experts in nutrition. Good luck.

Excuse me but I use to charge $100 per hour in El Paso Tx a couple of years back and I was on the low side. Others charged $120 for the initial consult, and $90 - $120 per hour for follow ups depending on the diagnosis. This was up front no insurance. A few independent gals did Medicare but most considered it a major hassle for the return. I informed the staff at the hospital here that any outside agency (DME) that request nutritional services will be charged $244 an hour. That is what the Physical Therapist charges patients and I have no intention of charging less for services rendered for an outside agency. Why should my services be any cheaper.

08/23/06 01:12 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
wagnerrachele
23 Posts

Registered Dietitian

When I gave my rate it was based on a very basic salary search I am in the process of in order for me to ask for a better salary if I change job/ask for a rasie. This is why I listed a web site so that the person could do her own research

08/23/06 02:43 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
salesrd
229 Posts
NC
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by jackie50:

      Posted by sands:
      I pay my babysitter $10/hour. She is 14. I think it is about time dietitians make salary demands in line with their level of education, knowledge, skill and expertise. $22/hour...no way. Freelance dietitians should set a standard minimum of $50/hour. Again, because we are in a profession that is so easily "quacked" we do run the risk of missing out on opportunities to naturopathic yo-yo's. When you negotiate a salary like this remember to let the person doing hiring understand that dietitians are the experts in nutrition. Good luck.

    Excuse me but I use to charge $100 per hour in El Paso Tx a couple of years back and I was on the low side. Others charged $120 for the initial consult, and $90 - $120 per hour for follow ups depending on the diagnosis. This was up front no insurance. A few independent gals did Medicare but most considered it a major hassle for the return. I informed the staff at the hospital here that any outside agency (DME) that request nutritional services will be charged $244 an hour. That is what the Physical Therapist charges patients and I have no intention of charging less for services rendered for an outside agency. Why should my services be any cheaper.


Jackie: I have a question about the types of services that you offered to DME's. Did you see patients with diabetes who were getting their supplies through the DME? Or was it tube feeding consults? Please share. Thank you.

08/23/06 02:54 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
sands
40 Posts

Registered Dietitian


    Posted by salesrd:

      Posted by jackie50:

        Posted by sands:
        I pay my babysitter $10/hour. She is 14. I think it is about time dietitians make salary demands in line with their level of education, knowledge, skill and expertise. $22/hour...no way. Freelance dietitians should set a standard minimum of $50/hour. Again, because we are in a profession that is so easily "quacked" we do run the risk of missing out on opportunities to naturopathic yo-yo's. When you negotiate a salary like this remember to let the person doing hiring understand that dietitians are the experts in nutrition. Good luck.

      Excuse me but I use to charge $100 per hour in El Paso Tx a couple of years back and I was on the low side. Others charged $120 for the initial consult, and $90 - $120 per hour for follow ups depending on the diagnosis. This was up front no insurance. A few independent gals did Medicare but most considered it a major hassle for the return. I informed the staff at the hospital here that any outside agency (DME) that request nutritional services will be charged $244 an hour. That is what the Physical Therapist charges patients and I have no intention of charging less for services rendered for an outside agency. Why should my services be any cheaper.


    Jackie: I have a question about the types of services that you offered to DME's. Did you see patients with diabetes who were getting their supplies through the DME? Or was it tube feeding consults? Please share. Thank you.

Come to think of it...I pay my daughter's speech therapist $135/hour. I think if we all raised the salary bar, we would all benefit.

08/23/06 04:49 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
jackie50
296 Posts
dillingham AK
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by salesrd:

      Posted by jackie50:

        Posted by sands:
        I pay my babysitter $10/hour. She is 14. I think it is about time dietitians make salary demands in line with their level of education, knowledge, skill and expertise. $22/hour...no way. Freelance dietitians should set a standard minimum of $50/hour. Again, because we are in a profession that is so easily "quacked" we do run the risk of missing out on opportunities to naturopathic yo-yo's. When you negotiate a salary like this remember to let the person doing hiring understand that dietitians are the experts in nutrition. Good luck.

      Excuse me but I use to charge $100 per hour in El Paso Tx a couple of years back and I was on the low side. Others charged $120 for the initial consult, and $90 - $120 per hour for follow ups depending on the diagnosis. This was up front no insurance. A few independent gals did Medicare but most considered it a major hassle for the return. I informed the staff at the hospital here that any outside agency (DME) that request nutritional services will be charged $244 an hour. That is what the Physical Therapist charges patients and I have no intention of charging less for services rendered for an outside agency. Why should my services be any cheaper.


    Jackie: I have a question about the types of services that you offered to DME's. Did you see patients with diabetes who were getting their supplies through the DME? Or was it tube feeding consults? Please share. Thank you.

Yes, it was a tube feeding consult. I was a little upset about the DME insisting we provide the information. I believe that DMEs are required by Medicare regulation to have a RD on staff. They want me to do it free of charge instead of calling in and paying their staff RD. I got a little hot under the collar. I use to work for 2 Home Health/DMEs so I know they are supose to have a staff RD on call.

08/23/06 05:32 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
slynRD
3 Posts
Stanton KY
Registered Dietitian

I think I majorly underquoted a price....a long term care company has approached me about consulting work and I told them I make $35,000 in 4 days with public health and I couldn't go below that. The position is 3 days so I thought that would be pushing it to ask for the salary and one less day. Her answer: "We can definitely do that salary and with your years of experience and Master's degree we may be able to work something else out"! I wish I would have consulted this website BEFORE I said too low of a rate.

08/23/06 06:42 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
salesrd
229 Posts
NC
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by jackie50:

      Posted by salesrd:

        Posted by jackie50:

          Posted by sands:
          I pay my babysitter $10/hour. She is 14. I think it is about time dietitians make salary demands in line with their level of education, knowledge, skill and expertise. $22/hour...no way. Freelance dietitians should set a standard minimum of $50/hour. Again, because we are in a profession that is so easily "quacked" we do run the risk of missing out on opportunities to naturopathic yo-yo's. When you negotiate a salary like this remember to let the person doing hiring understand that dietitians are the experts in nutrition. Good luck.

        Excuse me but I use to charge $100 per hour in El Paso Tx a couple of years back and I was on the low side. Others charged $120 for the initial consult, and $90 - $120 per hour for follow ups depending on the diagnosis. This was up front no insurance. A few independent gals did Medicare but most considered it a major hassle for the return. I informed the staff at the hospital here that any outside agency (DME) that request nutritional services will be charged $244 an hour. That is what the Physical Therapist charges patients and I have no intention of charging less for services rendered for an outside agency. Why should my services be any cheaper.


      Jackie: I have a question about the types of services that you offered to DME's. Did you see patients with diabetes who were getting their supplies through the DME? Or was it tube feeding consults? Please share. Thank you.

    Yes, it was a tube feeding consult. I was a little upset about the DME insisting we provide the information. I believe that DMEs are required by Medicare regulation to have a RD on staff. They want me to do it free of charge instead of calling in and paying their staff RD. I got a little hot under the collar. I use to work for 2 Home Health/DMEs so I know they are supose to have a staff RD on call.


Jackie: I love your attitude. Do you believe that all distributors who have a DME number have to have a consultant RD on staff, or just those who are doing a lot of tube feed sales? What about all of the homecare agencies that are not hospital based-has anyone tried to sell their services to them, and if so, what was the response? For example, if the caregiver had to grocery shop and the patient had diabetes, wouldn't it be helpful to have an RD on call who could advise? I am starting my consulting business and am thinking about offering my services to these types of homecare agencies. ?

08/24/06 10:52 AM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
jackie50
296 Posts
dillingham AK
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by salesrd:

      Posted by jackie50:

        Posted by salesrd:

          Posted by jackie50:

            Posted by sands:
            I pay my babysitter $10/hour. She is 14. I think it is about time dietitians make salary demands in line with their level of education, knowledge, skill and expertise. $22/hour...no way. Freelance dietitians should set a standard minimum of $50/hour. Again, because we are in a profession that is so easily "quacked" we do run the risk of missing out on opportunities to naturopathic yo-yo's. When you negotiate a salary like this remember to let the person doing hiring understand that dietitians are the experts in nutrition. Good luck.

          Excuse me but I use to charge $100 per hour in El Paso Tx a couple of years back and I was on the low side. Others charged $120 for the initial consult, and $90 - $120 per hour for follow ups depending on the diagnosis. This was up front no insurance. A few independent gals did Medicare but most considered it a major hassle for the return. I informed the staff at the hospital here that any outside agency (DME) that request nutritional services will be charged $244 an hour. That is what the Physical Therapist charges patients and I have no intention of charging less for services rendered for an outside agency. Why should my services be any cheaper.


        Jackie: I have a question about the types of services that you offered to DME's. Did you see patients with diabetes who were getting their supplies through the DME? Or was it tube feeding consults? Please share. Thank you.

      Yes, it was a tube feeding consult. I was a little upset about the DME insisting we provide the information. I believe that DMEs are required by Medicare regulation to have a RD on staff. They want me to do it free of charge instead of calling in and paying their staff RD. I got a little hot under the collar. I use to work for 2 Home Health/DMEs so I know they are supose to have a staff RD on call.


    Jackie: I love your attitude. Do you believe that all distributors who have a DME number have to have a consultant RD on staff, or just those who are doing a lot of tube feed sales? What about all of the homecare agencies that are not hospital based-has anyone tried to sell their services to them, and if so, what was the response? For example, if the caregiver had to grocery shop and the patient had diabetes, wouldn't it be helpful to have an RD on call who could advise? I am starting my consulting business and am thinking about offering my services to these types of homecare agencies. ?

I was hired by two Home Health Agencies after Medicare came through and said become compliant with the regulations and hire a RD or face big fines. One of the agencies discovered that I paid for myself in decreased patient days and improved wound healing. I was paid a flat rate of $100/visit. I made about 3-5 visits a month. The second agency also paid me $100/visit but had a different patient mix so I made fewer calls. I recorded milage for taxes. I also worked for Hospice at $35/hr for chart review and $5/hour for patient visit. A visit started from the time I left my house to the moment I got back. They paid me $0.45/mile. I did a 100% chart review weekly ~1-2 hours a week and 2-3 home visits on average a month. Average visit about 2 hours. I also had another agency that I interviewed with that said they just needed me on their staff records but that I would never be called. I told them my license was $20,000 per year. The word got around real quick and I am not sure who took the position. As far as I know all agencies who accept Medicare have to have a RD on staff and I repeat a RD not a nutritionist. I think we are still selling ourself short.

08/24/06 08:57 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
salesrd
229 Posts
NC
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by jackie50:

      Posted by salesrd:

        Posted by jackie50:

          Posted by salesrd:

            Posted by jackie50:

              Posted by sands:
              I pay my babysitter $10/hour. She is 14. I think it is about time dietitians make salary demands in line with their level of education, knowledge, skill and expertise. $22/hour...no way. Freelance dietitians should set a standard minimum of $50/hour. Again, because we are in a profession that is so easily "quacked" we do run the risk of missing out on opportunities to naturopathic yo-yo's. When you negotiate a salary like this remember to let the person doing hiring understand that dietitians are the experts in nutrition. Good luck.

            Excuse me but I use to charge $100 per hour in El Paso Tx a couple of years back and I was on the low side. Others charged $120 for the initial consult, and $90 - $120 per hour for follow ups depending on the diagnosis. This was up front no insurance. A few independent gals did Medicare but most considered it a major hassle for the return. I informed the staff at the hospital here that any outside agency (DME) that request nutritional services will be charged $244 an hour. That is what the Physical Therapist charges patients and I have no intention of charging less for services rendered for an outside agency. Why should my services be any cheaper.


          Jackie: I have a question about the types of services that you offered to DME's. Did you see patients with diabetes who were getting their supplies through the DME? Or was it tube feeding consults? Please share. Thank you.

        Yes, it was a tube feeding consult. I was a little upset about the DME insisting we provide the information. I believe that DMEs are required by Medicare regulation to have a RD on staff. They want me to do it free of charge instead of calling in and paying their staff RD. I got a little hot under the collar. I use to work for 2 Home Health/DMEs so I know they are supose to have a staff RD on call.


      Jackie: I love your attitude. Do you believe that all distributors who have a DME number have to have a consultant RD on staff, or just those who are doing a lot of tube feed sales? What about all of the homecare agencies that are not hospital based-has anyone tried to sell their services to them, and if so, what was the response? For example, if the caregiver had to grocery shop and the patient had diabetes, wouldn't it be helpful to have an RD on call who could advise? I am starting my consulting business and am thinking about offering my services to these types of homecare agencies. ?

    I was hired by two Home Health Agencies after Medicare came through and said become compliant with the regulations and hire a RD or face big fines. One of the agencies discovered that I paid for myself in decreased patient days and improved wound healing. I was paid a flat rate of $100/visit. I made about 3-5 visits a month. The second agency also paid me $100/visit but had a different patient mix so I made fewer calls. I recorded milage for taxes. I also worked for Hospice at $35/hr for chart review and $5/hour for patient visit. A visit started from the time I left my house to the moment I got back. They paid me $0.45/mile. I did a 100% chart review weekly ~1-2 hours a week and 2-3 home visits on average a month. Average visit about 2 hours. I also had another agency that I interviewed with that said they just needed me on their staff records but that I would never be called. I told them my license was $20,000 per year. The word got around real quick and I am not sure who took the position. As far as I know all agencies who accept Medicare have to have a RD on staff and I repeat a RD not a nutritionist. I think we are still selling ourself short.


Jackie: Thanks for the info. I refuse to sell myself short, but it seems like so many RD's are content to accept small salaries. I guess that they must have rich husbands. (:

08/24/06 11:20 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
sands
40 Posts

Registered Dietitian

Cheap Shot.

08/25/06 11:02 AM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
jackie50
296 Posts
dillingham AK
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by sands:
    Cheap Shot.

May be cheap, but dietitians are part and parcil of hospital room and board. Our services do not appear anywhere on a hospital bill. PT, Pharmacy, nursing, speech therapy etc. are all line items on a hospital bill. If you ever have requested an itemized bill you know that RD services are never mentioned.

08/25/06 11:31 AM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
sands
40 Posts

Registered Dietitian

Jackie that is all true. I agree. The problem is not because some dietitians have "rich husbands" it has more to do with an out of date ADA that has done little to elevate our profession in the eyes of the healthcare community and the public at large. So instead of discussing a real solution or providing support to the original topic (Hourly Rate?), a shot was taken at fellow dietitians. Suggestions on negotiating a larger pay scale would be more beneficial. $22/hour is flat out insulting. Clearly, more needs to be done in lobbying insurance providers to included the expertise of dietitians.

08/25/06 12:36 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
jackie50
296 Posts
dillingham AK
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by sands:
    Jackie that is all true. I agree. The problem is not because some dietitians have "rich husbands" it has more to do with an out of date ADA that has done little to elevate our profession in the eyes of the healthcare community and the public at large. So instead of discussing a real solution or providing support to the original topic (Hourly Rate?), a shot was taken at fellow dietitians. Suggestions on negotiating a larger pay scale would be more beneficial. $22/hour is flat out insulting. Clearly, more needs to be done in lobbying insurance providers to included the expertise of dietitians.

What I would like to see is a breakout line item for RD services. Then we are nolonger invisable and when it is seen that patients who have RD intervention have shorter in-patient days or in the case of diabetics less ER visits. Insurances may start reconising RDs as cost effective and start wondering why RD services are not being provided. Money talks but we need to be a line item on the patient bill even if there is no reimburshment as of yet.

08/25/06 05:41 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
salesrd
229 Posts
NC
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by sands:
    Cheap Shot.

Why is it a cheap shot? If I have to work, which I do, I figure that I might as well make as much as possible. RD's do not have to work in a hospital. There are many ways to use the credential in many different types of settings. I would love to work a 40 hour work week instead of the 60 that I work, but I can't make a house payment on $45,000 a year in a neighborhood where I don't get broken in to. I have met many sucessful RD's who work in business and industry. That does not mean that the hospital RD is not sucessful. I just don't know how they make their house payment. I am not trying to be funny, I am very serious on this topic as I am trying to downsize my career back into a more traditional dietetics role, but still need to be able to afford to live.

08/26/06 10:11 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    Hourly Rate for New RD in San Jose, CA
tkeiks
1 Post
San Jose CA
Registered Dietitian

I'm new to this site, and this is my first post. I had a quick question. I was wondering if anyone knew what the hourly rate (in general) for a new RD (just passed the RD exam, but have been working as a clinical dietitian since April) in Redwood City, CA. In talking with my friend/fellow new RD, I asked inquired about her per-diem rate (if she was okay with telling me, of course). It seems like she's getting $10+/hr more than I am, and I was wondering why the big difference. She does have a MS degree and works in Daly City, CA, but thats about the only big difference. I'd appreciate any info anyone can give. Thanks ahead of time!

Sincerely, tkeiks

08/27/06 06:56 AM | Edit ReplyReply   |    Don't undercut your fee
BAM2006
4 Posts
Portsmouth RI
Student

When you don't charge enough, you hurt the profession. Charge what OT/PT/SLP or even LICSW in your area charge.

08/27/06 02:55 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    New Organization
jackie50
296 Posts
dillingham AK
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by BAM2006:
    When you don't charge enough, you hurt the profession. Charge what OT/PT/SLP or even LICSW in your area charge.

Part of the problem is that hourly wages and pay are rarely discussed among dietitians. We need to change that, being in the dark about what is the going rate keeps the rate low. You might take a poor paying position with out knowing that a majority of dietitians are makeing more per hour.

10/02/06 06:29 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: New Organization
BAM2006
4 Posts
Portsmouth RI
Student


    Part of the problem is that hourly wages and pay are rarely discussed among dietitians. We need to change that, being in the dark about what is the going rate keeps the rate low. You might take a poor paying position with out knowing that a majority of dietitians are makeing more per hour.

Jackie, I was referring to consulting/private practice RDs, there is little one can do on an individual basis to change the pay rate in an institution. Betty

10/03/06 08:28 AM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: New Organization
nwquiz
63 Posts
roanoke rapids
Registered Dietitian


    Posted by BAM2006:

      Part of the problem is that hourly wages and pay are rarely discussed among dietitians. We need to change that, being in the dark about what is the going rate keeps the rate low. You might take a poor paying position with out knowing that a majority of dietitians are makeing more per hour.

    Jackie, I was referring to consulting/private practice RDs, there is little one can do on an individual basis to change the pay rate in an institution. Betty


10/03/06 08:31 AM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: New Organization
nwquiz
63 Posts
roanoke rapids
Registered Dietitian

I do agree with you. Many of us dont discuss what we make. we should be moreopen and also negotiate pay more before being hired. Because we accept low pay we can never grow in the profession. it may take sacrifice but we can do it. refuse to accept low paying jobs. lets be payed what we are worth.

05/25/07 03:18 PM | Edit ReplyReply   |    consulting charginn
kjane13
3 Posts
montclair
Registered Dietitian

Hi new to the site, just a question what is the typical charge rate for consulting (initial vs follow-up), in specifically diabetic counseling???

06/25/07 11:24 AM | Edit ReplyReply   |    RE: Hourly Rate?
heatherlynn33
14 Posts
st petersburg FL
Registered Dietitian

I recently created a 21 day meal plan. It took about 6-7 hours and I was paid $750 which is just over $100/hour. I wouldn't take much less than that!

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