Clinical Nutrition Manager Salary

Women comprise the majority of Clinical Nutrition Managers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $65K annually on average. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$48,945 - $81,323
$49K
$65K
$81K
MEDIAN: $64,517
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$21.97 - $39.20
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$39
MEDIAN: $31.03
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$48,945 - $81,323  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$48,589 - $81,178  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$21.97 - $39.20  
   
Overtime
$23.95  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$48,589 - $81,178  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Clinical Nutrition Manager

A clinical nutrition manager generally works in a healthcare center or long-term care facility, carrying out nutrition therapy on patients to help improve or maintain their health. Often, this job involves evaluating patients to investigate the patient’s health status and history based on input from medical providers, medical records, the patient’s preferences and information from family members. All of the clinical nutrition manager's work should be conducted in adherence with applicable privacy policies and regulations.

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Clinical Nutrition Manager Tasks

  • Manage the selection, training and development of staff.
  • Ensure nutritional care in compliance with safety, sanitation and quality standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Acts as a liaison to the medical and nursing staff.
  • Coordinating the nutritional care of inpatients and outpatients.
  • Supervise clinical staff and give technical direction, delegate staff responsibilities.

Common Career Paths for Clinical Nutrition Manager


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Many Clinical Nutrition Managers move into Director of Food and Nutrition Services roles. Directors of Food and Nutrition Services seem to make a little less than Clinical Nutrition Managers as their salaries average out to $56K a year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Clinical Nutrition Manager


With a median salary of $63K, Morrison Healthcare offers Clinical Nutrition Managers the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $56K and are capped at $78K.

The lowest salaries can be found at Sodexo, Inc. — median pay is $54K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $50K and only reaching $74K.

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Nutrition Manager

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $55K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $66K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, Clinical Nutrition Managers make $73K following one to two decades on the job. Clinical Nutrition Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Key Stats for Clinical Nutrition Manager

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Clinical Nutrition Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Late-Career
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Clinical Nutrition Manager Salaries

Nutrition
▲10%


National Average
$65,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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