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Certified Dietetics Manager (CDM) Salary

For Certified Dietetics Managers, hourly average wages total $14.46 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $9.93 per hour to $21.18. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and roughly one-half have dental, as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$29,387 - $53,532
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,351
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$9.93 - $21.18
(Median)
$9
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,387 - $53,532  
   
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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$23,377 - $51,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $21.18  
   
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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$23,377 - $51,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $31K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $37K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Certified Dietetics Managers make a median salary of $41K. Certified Dietetics Managers who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to 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%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

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