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Certified Dietetics Manager (CDM) Salary

Median pay for Certified Dietetics Managers in the United States is around $14.64 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $9.97 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $21.28. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and about a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by a little less than half. Female Certified Dietetics Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,349 - $53,996
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$29K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,874
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$9.97 - $21.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,349 - $53,996  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $102.13  
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).
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$23,480 - $52,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $21.28  
   
Overtime
$14.74 - $33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $102.13  
   
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).
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$23,480 - $52,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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Job Description for Certified Dietetics Manager (CDM)

  • Supervise staff and give technical direction, delegate staff responsibilities.
  • Oversee day-to-day department operational, purchasing and nutrition services.
  • Conduct nutritional analysis and global menu planning.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of staff.
  • Ensure food service is in compliance with nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Dietetics Manager (CDM)

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $31K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $39K. On average, Certified Dietetics Managers make $42K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $39K.

Certified Dietetics Manager (CDM) Reviews

What is it like working as a Certified Dietetics Manager (CDM)?

Certified Dietetics Manager (CDM) in Friend:
"MDS, Care Plans, Medical And Therapeutic Diets."
Pros: The variety of duties including cooking, planning, supervising, MDS, care plans, risk meetings, interaction with other departments etc.
Cons: Lack of communication and follow through in regard to changes etc.

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Experience Affects Certified Dietetics Manager (CDM) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
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National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 32%