When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $74K per year) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; Chicago, Ill. (around $49K), Greenville, S.C. ($48K), and Bensalem, Pa. ($42K) are the next top-paying cities. Jefferson City, Mo. is near the bottom for pay at $24K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New Jersey; salaries there average to approximately $54K annually.
District Managers of Food & Facilities are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $70K per year on average; Registered Dietitians are next on the list, bringing in close to $51K, followed by Food Service Directors earning $49K and Certified Dietary Managers making about $37K. Earning only $30K on average, Housekeeping Managers make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $35K annually. The largest slice of the Healthcare Services Group, Inc. workforce (47 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $36K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Dietitian Nutritionists receive bigger paychecks ($59K annually) than those without credentials. Registered Dietitians with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $51K per year. The best paid folks at Healthcare Services Group, Inc. have a master's degree in management, earning $60K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Nutrition Support; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $51K per year. Folks here also tend to know Operations Management; on the survey, nearly one-third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Account Management, Customer Service, and Budget Management.
Benefits and Perks
36 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in five respondents get sick leave. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and one-fourth of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Nearly one-third of workers can count on health insurance, and over a third of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.