Certified Dietetics Manager (CDM) Salary

Those pursuing careers as Certified Dietetics Managers in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $39K per year. Earnings generally vary between $24K and $53K per year. The majority of Certified Dietetics Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and slightly more than half claim dental coverage as well. Female Certified Dietetics Managers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (68 percent) are women. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,379 - $53,840
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,496
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$10.88 - $21.08
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$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,379 - $53,840  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $242.40  
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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$24,161 - $52,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.88 - $21.08  
   
Overtime
$15.12 - $33.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $242.40  
   
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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$24,161 - $52,598  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $32K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $37K. Certified Dietetics Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. For some reason, Certified Dietetics Managers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $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 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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