Nutrition is a very hungry industry in Australia. Currently the nation is going through a major health transformation and there is a lot of attitude changes towards eating healthy. As a result there is a big demand for people to work in the nutrition industry. Nutrition is promoted as an essential tool to good mental health, active physical health and stable emotional health. There is a lot of opportunity in nutrition for people who become specialised.
ENTRY LEVEL FIGURES:
Average starting wage: $69,000 per year
Average ongoing wage: $98,000 per year
Average Annual salary: $114,000 per year
Certification Required: YES
Variable Training Methods: YES
While you are studying your course, you will be able to do a lot of on-the-job training. As soon as you have completed your nutrition course you will be able obtain work quickly, especially if you are willing to work with elderly people and in regional areas of Australia.