Certified Dietary Managers with Nutrition skills take home approximately $16.39 per hour on average. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by experience level, followed by the company and location. The vast majority of Certified Dietary Managers with Nutrition skills (83 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. About a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,198 - $57,923
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MEDIAN: $42,177
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$12.34 - $22.73
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$30,198 - $57,923  
   
Bonus
$972  
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$27,343 - $53,568  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.34 - $22.73  
   
Overtime
$9.25 - $31.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$972  
   
Total Pay (?
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$27,343 - $53,568  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 212
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Dietary Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Certified Dietary Managers with Nutrition skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $33K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $38K. Certified Dietary Managers with Nutrition skills see a median salary of $41K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $44K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Certified Dietary Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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