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Certified Dietetics Manager (CDM) Salary

Certified Dietetics Managers in the United States take home an average $14.58 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $9.82 per hour, and the top verges on $21.63. The majority of Certified Dietetics Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — more than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by more than two-fifths. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,021 - $54,541
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,021 - $54,541  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $251.68  
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$23,151 - $53,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $21.63  
   
Overtime
$14.45 - $34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $251.68  
   
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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$23,151 - $53,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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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 for the relatively untried average out to around $30K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $39K. Certified Dietetics Managers bring in $42K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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.

Experience Affects Certified Dietetics Manager (CDM) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 37%