The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) places the median annual earnings of nutritionists at $46,980. According to BLS, the lowest 10 percent of dieticians earned less than $29,860 in May 2006, and the highest 10 percent made annual salaries of more than $68,330. BLS does not differentiate between nutritionists and holistic nutritionists. The Toronto-based Institute of Holistic Nutrition estimates that starting salaries for holistic nutritionists range from $40,000. to $55,000.