The average pay for a Dietary Manager is $14.49 per hour.
Dietary Manager Total Pay (?
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$26,043 - $51,519
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MEDIAN: $36,905
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Dietary Manager Total Pay (?
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$10.02 - $20.99
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,043 - $51,519  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,943  
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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$23,535 - $50,486  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 533
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $20.99  
   
Overtime
$9.06 - $26.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,943  
   
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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$23,535 - $50,486  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 533
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Dietary Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Dietary Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$34,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Dietary Manager Salaries

Budgeting
up arrow 5%
Food Preparation
up arrow 3%
National Average
$34,000
Operations Management
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People Management
up arrow 8%
Order Inventory
up arrow 11%
Scheduling
up arrow 13%
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Gender
Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 34%
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