Certified Dietary Manager Salary
|Salary||$30,072 - $58,022|
|Bonus||$99.33 - $8,054|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$27,746 - $53,507|
|Hourly Rate||$12.16 - $21.88|
|Overtime||$9.70 - $31.67|
|Bonus||$99.33 - $8,054|
|Total Pay (||$27,746 - $53,507|
Job Description for Certified Dietary Manager
A certified dietary manager plans meals that conform to the dietary and health needs of patients. This includes working with a kitchen staff to ensure proper healthy preparations. The certified dietary manager schedules meals based on factors such as calorie counts, fat content, carbohydrates, and sugars. They are often then in charge of purchasing and procurement. The institution often expects the manager to frequently review suppliers for quality and price and seek competitive bids and offers as available.Read More...
A certified dietary manager is typically employed by health care institutions such as hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, and elder care centers. They typically work with healthcare professionals at their facility to assess the dietary needs of patients and note special needs. The certified dietary manager also works with managers in the kitchen to ensure there is proper training on cooking that health standards followed at all times for food preparation. Additionally, the manager documents and organizes all purchasing and dietary services performed, as well as keeps such records for as long as facility procedures require.
A certified dietary manager must have up-to-date certification; certification generally requires vocational or other secondary school education in nutrition and dietary management. Many institutions prefer candidates with prior experience as a dietary manager or in a related position.
Certified Dietary Manager Tasks
- Ensure food service is in compliance with nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
- Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, participate in nutrition program development.
- Oversee day-to-day department operational, purchasing and nutrition services.
Popular Employer Salaries for Certified Dietary Manager
Although Golden LivingCenters offers the highest salaries (median pay is $44K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $32K to $55K.
Popular Skills for Certified Dietary Manager
Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Fortunate workers who know Job Scheduling command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 47 percent above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Scheduling and Order Inventory. Most people familiar with Budget Management also know Operations Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Certified Dietary Manager
Pay by Experience for a Certified Dietary Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Dietary Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 305 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Dietary Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 217 salaries. An experienced Certified Dietary Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 230 salaries. A Certified Dietary Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 179 salaries.
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