When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($64K per year) can be spotted in Boston, Mass.; Chicago, Ill. ($45K), Greenville, S.C. (about $40K), and Cincinnati, Ohio ($34K) are the next top-paying cities. At around $24K, Jefferson City, Mo. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of New Jersey pays Healthcare Services Group, Inc. the most — approximately $54K annually on average.
District Managers of Food & Facilities represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $65K per year — though Registered Dietitians, Food Service Directors, and Certified Dietary Managers also do fairly well at $52K, about $52K, and around $37K, respectively. Near the bottom at Healthcare Services Group, Inc. are Account Managers, pulling in an average of just $31K.
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $36K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. employees (45 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $34K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Dietitian Nutritionist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $59K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Acquiring certification to be a Registered Dietitian is rewarded with median pay of $51K per year. Those with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) at Healthcare Services Group, Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $49K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Nutrition Support; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $52K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Healthcare Services Group, Inc. is Operations Management; about a third of employees use it for work. Other skills in demand are Account Management, Customer Service, and Budget Management.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Healthcare Services Group, Inc. gives paid vacation days to a third of respondents and sick leave to one in five workers. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Healthcare Services Group, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and one in four workers participate. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for over a third of workers, and more than a third of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and life insurance.