Dietary Technician Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Dietary Technician is $12.28 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Dietary Technician Total Pay (?
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$8.89 - $18.42
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.89 - $18.42  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $491.32  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,271 - $41,423  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Job Description for Dietary Technician

  • Observe patient food intake and report progress and dietary problems to dietician.
  • Plan menus and diets, guide patients and families in food selection, preparation and menu planning based upon nutritional needs and established guidelines.
  • Obtain and evaluate dietary histories of individuals to plan nutritional programs.

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Experience Affects Dietary Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

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Gender

Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 25%
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