The average pay for a Dietary Technician is $13.92 per hour.

$7.55 - $19.39
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MEDIAN: $13.92
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Hourly Rate
$7.55 - $19.39  
   
Overtime
$21.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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$18,438 - $42,169  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Dietary Technician

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

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Key Stats for Dietary Technician

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Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Dietary Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$29,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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