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Dietary Manager Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Dietary Manager is $14.79 per hour.
Dietary Manager Salary (?
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$26,175 - $51,595
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MEDIAN: $37,749
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Dietary Manager Salary (?
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$10.12 - $21.29
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,175 - $51,595  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,775  
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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$23,743 - $50,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 272
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $21.29  
   
Overtime
$11.60 - $27.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
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$0.00 - $1,775  
   
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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$23,743 - $50,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 288
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Job Description for Dietary Manager

Dietary managers are responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and directing of dietary departments. They are required to ensure that the department adheres to company policy, as well as federal and state government regulations. Their departments provide food service and nutritional care to people in hospitals and other institutions; they may also oversee dining rooms and special catering events. Additionally, dietary managers handle the selection and supervision of staff. They ensure that their staff stores, prepares, and delivers food appropriately. They may also be responsible for preparation of menus, purchasing food and supplies, and inventory control. Dietary managers are ultimately responsible for the safe and sanitary execution of the kitchen.
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Dietary Manager Tasks
  • 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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Experience Affects Dietary Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Dietary Manager Salaries

Budgeting
up arrow 4%
People Management
up arrow 2%
Food Preparation
0%
National Average
$34,000
Menu Planning
up arrow 2%
Operations Management
up arrow 4%
Order Inventory
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 34%