Dietary Technician Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Dietary Technician is $12.29 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Dietary Technician Total Pay (?
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$8.91 - $18.30
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.91 - $18.30  
   
Overtime
$5.00 - $16.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $491.32  
   
Total Pay (?
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$19,322 - $41,216  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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 9%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%
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Gender
Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 30%
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