Certified Dietetics Manager (CDM) Salary

Earnings for Certified Dietetics Managers in the United States come in at around $14.54 per hour on average. The bottom of the pay range sits near $10.08 per hour, and the top verges on $21.13. Although just under a third lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and approximately one-half get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Certified Dietetics Managers. More than half of Certified Dietetics Managers (68 percent) survey participants are women. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,460 - $53,223
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,715
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$10.08 - $21.13
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$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,460 - $53,223  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $102.13  
Total Pay (?
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$23,470 - $51,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $21.13  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $32.78  
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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$23,470 - $51,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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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.


The average beginner in this position makes around $31K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $36K. Certified Dietetics Managers bring in $42K after working for 10 to 20 years. Certified Dietetics Managers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $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 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 30%
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