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Dietitian Average Salary in Oman 2021

How much money does a Dietitian make in Oman?

Average Monthly Salary
3,320 OMR
( 39,900 OMR yearly)


A person working as a Dietitian in Oman typically earns around 3,320 OMR per month. Salaries range from 1,530 OMR (lowest) to 5,290 OMR (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Dietitian salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Dietitian Salary Distribution in Oman

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Dietitian salaries in Oman range from 1,530 OMR per month (minimum salary) to 5,290 OMR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 3,590 OMR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Dietitian(s) are earning less than 3,590 OMR while the other half are earning more than 3,590 OMR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Dietitian(s) are earning less than 2,300 OMR while 75% of them are earning more than 2,300 OMR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Dietitian(s) are earning less than 4,790 OMR while 25% are earning more than 4,790 OMR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Dietitian Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Dietitian salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Dietitian with less than two years of experience makes approximately 1,740 OMR per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 2,320 OMR per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 3,430 OMR per month, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Dietitian(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 4,180 OMR per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 4,550 OMR per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 4,930 OMR per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Dietitian average salary change by experience in Oman

0 - 2 Years
1,740 OMR
2 - 5 Years+34%
2,320 OMR
5 - 10 Years+48%
3,430 OMR
10 - 15 Years+22%
4,180 OMR
15 - 20 Years+9%
4,550 OMR
20+ Years+8%
4,930 OMR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Dietitian Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Dietitian(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Dietitian salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is Bachelor's Degree, the average salary of a Dietitian is 1,980 OMR per month.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 3,110 OMR per month, 57% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.

A PhD gets its holder an average salary of 5,210 OMR per month, 68% more than someone with a Master's Degree.

Dietitian average salary difference by education level in Oman

Bachelor's Degree
1,980 OMR
Master's Degree+57%
3,110 OMR
5,210 OMR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Oman costs anywhere from 8,850 Rial Omani(s) to 26,500 Rial Omani(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Dietitian Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Dietitian employees in Oman earn 16% less than their female counterparts on average.

3,030 OMR
3,620 OMR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Oman for all Careers

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Dietitian Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Oman

How much are annual salary increments in Oman for Dietitian(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?


Dietitian(s) in Oman are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 11% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 7% granted to employees every 19 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Oman / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Oman is 4%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Oman for the year 2020. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Dietitian Bonus and Incentive Rates in Oman

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Oman Dietitian
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A Dietitian is considered to be a high bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

17% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 83% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 5% to 9% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Dietitian Average Hourly Wage in Oman

19 OMR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Oman is 19 OMR. This means that the average Dietitian in Oman earns approximately 19 OMR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Dietitian VS Other Jobs

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The average salary for Dietitian is 20% less than that of Doctor / Physician. Also, Doctor / Physician salaries are 57% more than those of Health and Medical.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Advanced Nutrition Aide2,430 OMR-27%
Advanced Practice Provider2,450 OMR-26%
Allergist3,200 OMR-4%
Behavioral Health Specialist1,880 OMR-43%
Chiropractor1,980 OMR-40%
Clinical Psychologist5,580 OMR+68%
Correctional Treatment Specialist3,120 OMR-6%
Counseling Psychologist4,310 OMR+30%
Dermatologist5,010 OMR+51%
Dietitian3,320 OMR-0%
Doctor4,370 OMR+31%
Emergency Department Physician3,800 OMR+14%
Exercise Physiologist4,270 OMR+28%
Forensic Pathologist4,620 OMR+39%
General Medical Practitioner3,540 OMR+6%
Genetic Counselor2,680 OMR-19%
Internist5,240 OMR+58%
Interventionist5,350 OMR+61%
Invasive Cardiologist6,880 OMR+110%
Mental Health Therapst2,950 OMR-11%
Naturopathic Physician4,960 OMR+49%
Neurologist5,150 OMR+55%
Neurophysiology Technologist1,480 OMR-55%
Nuclear Medicine Physician4,600 OMR+38%
Obstetrician / Gynecologist4,540 OMR+37%
Occupational Health Safety Specialist2,360 OMR-29%
Ophthalmologist3,510 OMR+6%
Optometrist3,840 OMR+16%
Pediatrician4,200 OMR+26%
Physical Therapist2,820 OMR-15%
Physical Therapy Director3,130 OMR-6%
Physician - Anesthesiology6,230 OMR+87%
Physician - Cardiology6,430 OMR+93%
Physician - CCU3,510 OMR+6%
Physician - Dermatology5,280 OMR+59%
Physician - Emergency Room3,820 OMR+15%
Physician - Endocrinology5,190 OMR+56%
Physician - Family Practice3,480 OMR+5%
Physician - Gastroenterology4,550 OMR+37%
Physician - Generalist3,880 OMR+17%
Physician - Geriatrics3,230 OMR-3%
Physician - Hematology / Oncology4,350 OMR+31%
Physician - Immunology / Allergy5,110 OMR+54%
Physician - Infectious Disease4,640 OMR+40%
Physician - Internal Medicine5,460 OMR+64%
Physician - Maternal / Fetal Medicine4,210 OMR+27%
Physician - Nephrology5,490 OMR+65%
Physician - Neurology5,300 OMR+59%
Physician - Nuclear Medicine4,330 OMR+30%
Physician - Obstetrics / Gynecology4,880 OMR+47%
Physician - Occupational Medicine3,630 OMR+9%
Physician - Ophthalmology3,290 OMR-1%
Physician - Otolaryngology3,290 OMR-1%
Physician - Pain Medicine2,960 OMR-11%
Physician - Pathology4,000 OMR+20%
Physician - Pediatric Cardiology4,770 OMR+44%
Physician - Pediatric Neonatology4,390 OMR+32%
Physician - Pediatrics4,230 OMR+27%
Physician - Physiatry4,440 OMR+34%
Physician - Podiatry3,930 OMR+18%
Physician - Pulmonary Medicine3,300 OMR-1%
Physician - Radiation Therapy5,220 OMR+57%
Physician - Radiology5,560 OMR+67%
Physician - Rheumatology4,730 OMR+42%
Physician - Sports Medicine4,510 OMR+36%
Physician - Urology6,220 OMR+87%
Physician Assistant2,800 OMR-16%
Physiotherapist3,010 OMR-9%
Podiatrist3,400 OMR+2%
Preventive Medicine Physician4,120 OMR+24%
Psychiatrist4,410 OMR+33%
Psychololgist4,370 OMR+31%
Psychometrician4,000 OMR+20%
Radiologist4,920 OMR+48%
Registered Respiratory Therapist2,830 OMR-15%
Skin Care Specialist2,490 OMR-25%
Urologist6,200 OMR+87%
Vision Rehabilitation Therapist2,870 OMR-14%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Muscat3,720 OMR
Salalah3,610 OMR

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Oman earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
1,700 OMR
Public Sector+7%
1,820 OMR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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