Certified Dietetics Manager (CDM) Salary

Pay for Certified Dietetics Managers in the United States is very modest at just $39K annually. Compensation ranges between $24K and $53K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Certified Dietetics Managers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 68 percent of professionals. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and slightly more than half have dental, too. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$30,379 - $53,840
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,496
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$10.88 - $21.08
(Median)
$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 (?
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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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $32K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $37K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $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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