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Weight Reduction Specialist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,832 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Weight Reduction Specialist is $41,832 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Weight Reduction Specialist is between $31,534 and $50,344. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Creates and carries out weight-loss plan for client, using established dietary programs and positive reinforcement procedures.
  • Asks client questions to obtain information on weight development history, eating habits, medical restrictions, and nutritional objectives.
  • Weighs and measures client, using measuring instruments, and enters data on client record.
  • Discusses eating habits with client to identify dispensable food items and to encourage increased consumption of high nutrition, low calorie food items, or selects established diet program that matches client goals and restrictions.
  • Explains program and procedures that should be followed to lose desired amount of weight, and answers client questions.
  • Reviews client food diary at regular intervals to identify eating habits that do not coincide with established or agreed upon dietary program, and reviews weight loss statistics to determine progress.
  • Counsels client to promote established goals and to reinforce positive results.
Weight Reduction Specialist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Dietetic Technicians

Job family population: 33,370

Estimated population of Weight Reduction Specialist jobs: 961

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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