Pay for Certified Dietary Managers with Nutrition skills sits in the ballpark of $16.55 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer and geography. Some workers in this field — close to one-fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. Most Certified Dietary Managers with Nutrition skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority of Certified Dietary Managers with Nutrition skills (83 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$30,430 - $57,488
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MEDIAN: $42,345
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$12.17 - $22.93
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$30,430 - $57,488  
   
Bonus
$25.34 - $1,578  
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$27,307 - $54,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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Hourly Rate
$12.17 - $22.93  
   
Overtime
$8.24 - $31.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$25.34 - $1,578  
   
Total Pay (?
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$27,307 - $54,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 215

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Although Golden LivingCenters heads up the field in terms of compensation, offering the highest median salary at $45K, pay at this particular employer still varies considerably, running the full spectrum from $24K to $52K.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Dietary Manager

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Certified Dietary Managers with Nutrition skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $34K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $38K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $41K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $43K.

Key Stats for Certified Dietary Manager

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
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Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Certified Dietary Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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