Animal Nutritionist

Promoting the effect of diet on the health of animals.

Tasks and Skills Required

  • Deciding the best feed rations to maximize growth and health of animals.
  • Investigating nutritional disorders and the safe storage of feeds.
  • Researching the effectiveness of dietary regimes.
  • Having good communication skills.


  • A 4-year degree in animal behavior, animal science, dietetics and physiology, health science, biochemistry, etc.


  • Median salary in Nebraska ranges from $60,000-$80,000.
  • Average hourly salary- $32.00