The highest paychecks go to District Managers of Food & Facilities, who earn an average about $70K annually, closely trailed by Registered Dietitians ($52K), Food Service Directors ($50K), and Certified Dietary Managers ($40K). Housekeeping Managers make an average approximately $31K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $50K per year) can be spotted in Philadelphia, Pa.; Chicago, Ill. ($49K), Greenville, S.C. (approximately $48K), and Bensalem, Pa. (about $41K) are the next top-paying cities. Jefferson City, Mo. ranks low on the pay scale — at $24K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New Jersey, where they average to $54K annually.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $36K per year on average. The largest fraction of Healthcare Services Group, Inc. people (46 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $36K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $58K per year for Certified Dietitian Nutritionists; non-accredited workers make much less. Registered Dietitians with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $51K annually. It pays to have a master's degree in management at Healthcare Services Group, Inc. — these employees make the most at $60K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Nutrition Support; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $51K annually. Operations Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about one in three of employees surveyed report using it at work. Account Management, Customer Service, and Budget Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Healthcare Services Group, Inc. gives paid vacation days to 36 percent and sick leave to 22 percent. Slightly less than a third of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for more than a third of workers, and over a third of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.