Weight Reduction Specialist Salary in Des Plaines, Illinois

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Average Salary for Weight Reduction Specialist in Des Plaines, Illinois

The average salary of a(n) Weight Reduction Specialist in Des Plaines, Illinois is $37,242.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Weight Reduction Specialist in Des Plaines, Illinois is $17.90.

The average bonus of a(n) Weight Reduction Specialist in Des Plaines, Illinois is $443.00.

Job Description:

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. May photograph client during therapy to provide visual record of progress. May conduct aversion therapy, utilizing electric shock, rancid odors, and other physical or visual stimuli to promote negative association with food designated for elimination from diet. May conduct positive conditioning therapy sessions, utilizing physical and visual stimuli to promote positive association with foods designated for increase in diet. May give client weight-loss aids, such as calorie counters, or sell nutritional products to be used in conjunction with diet program. Less

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,... More

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