Dietary Clerk Hourly Rate

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Rated 3 out of 5 based on 8 Dietary Clerk votes.
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.75 - $15.16  
   
Overtime
$10.44 - $20.64  
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$275.00  
   
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$18,139 - $32,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 99

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Job Description for Dietary Clerk

Dietary clerks work primarily for hospitals, while some also work for senior housing centers, nursing homes, daycare centers, and school cafeterias. A high school diploma or GED is generally required for this position, and most employers prefer those who have earned a relevant college degree or attended a trade school. They must have training in nutrition services and knowledge of food preparation, as their work revolves around food service and preparation.

Dietary clerks may work closely with the kitchen staff and their purchasing agents and must always follow their employer's nutritional programs. They usually work under the supervision of a dietitian and may actively plan and produce meals for their clients. They must always follow their employer’s established guidelines related to food and nutrition, and some may also be tasked with counseling clients about dietary needs.

Those in this position may be required to read journals related to food and nutrition or attend various workshops, and they must always follow their employer’s guidelines related to health and safety and the food being served at their facilities. They must be willing to learn and apply all food safety and sanitation guidelines and policies and may be required to pass a test administered by Department of Health and Food Safety or a similar test for the restaurant/hospitality industry. They must also stay up-to-date with all new trends in food and nutrition.
Dietary Clerk Tasks
  • Enters dietary data information on master menu for use by kitchen staff in preparation of foods for patients.
  • Provide clerical support, answering phone and filing.
  • Process orders for food preferences, menu compliance and dietary restrictions.

Key Stats

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $12
Hourly Rate
$13

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

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