Dietary Clerk Salary

An average Dietary Clerk in the United States can expect to take home roughly $11.63 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $9.01 per hour to $15.15. There are far more female Dietary Clerks who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 89 percent. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Dietary Clerks — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Although just over a fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$9.01 - $15.15

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Hourly Rate
$9.01 - $15.15  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $23.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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$18,491 - $31,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Job Description for Dietary Clerk

  • Process orders for food preferences, menu compliance and dietary restrictions.
  • Provide clerical support, answering phone and filing.
  • Enters dietary data information on master menu for use by kitchen staff in preparation of foods for patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dietary Clerk

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


Dietary Clerks with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $23K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $25K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $26K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Dietary Clerk generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $29K.

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What is it like working as a Dietary Clerk?

Dietary Clerk in San Antonio Tx:
"Can Be Very Stressful."
Pros: Working with patients nurses and doctors and learning all kinds of diets.
Cons: Always short of staff knowing that the hospital makes money could better pay us so employees can stay.

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Experience Affects Dietary Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$24,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 23%
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