A Child Nutrition Director earns an average salary of $40,237 per year.

$23,551 - $64,335
$24K
$40K
$64K
MEDIAN: $40,237
10%
50%
90%

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$11.25 - $20.50
$15
MEDIAN: $15.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,551 - $64,335  
   
Bonus
$750  
Total Pay (?
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$23,091 - $63,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$15.00  
   
Overtime
$24.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$750  
   
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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$23,091 - $63,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Child Nutrition Director

A child nutrition director usually works at a school and plans the meals that the school provides to children, so that they are healthy and balanced. The director may oversee one particular school or multiple schools within a district. The director should make sure that the meals also coincide with any local and federal guidelines and laws. In some cases, the nutrition director will also be involved in ordering food supplies. The director will come up with standard procurement techniques, which others involved in school nutrition can follow.

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Child Nutrition Director Tasks

  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Oversee, plan and direct the nutrition services program.
  • Oversee departmental staff operations, business planning and budget development.

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Pay by Experience Level for Child Nutrition Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Child Nutrition Director

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Child Nutrition Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$40,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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