Dietary Worker Salary

A Dietary Worker earns an average wage of $9.74 per hour.

$7.98 - $15.47
$8
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.85
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Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $7.98 - $15.47
Overtime $18.00
Annual Data $0$33K
Total Pay (?
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$16,506 - $33,901
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

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Job Description for Dietary Worker

Dietary workers are responsible for assisting with food- and customer service-related tasks for their company. They are in charge of keeping all food service spaces clean and restocking supplies as needed. Some of their main responsibilities include operating the cash register, preparing simple food items and serving them as required. Dietary workers keep all shelves organized and clean as needed. Additionally, they are responsible for sweeping and mopping floors, sanitizing utensils, disposing of garbage and transporting food to other areas.

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Dietary Worker Tasks

  • Remove trays and stack dishes for return to kitchen after meals are finished.
  • Place food servings on plates and trays according to orders or instructions, examine to ensure they contain required items.
  • Clean and sterilize dishes, kitchen utensils, equipment, and facilities.
  • Monitor food preparation and serving techniques to ensure that proper procedures are followed.
  • Stock service stations with items such as ice, napkins, and straws.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dietary Worker

Pay by Experience for a Dietary Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Dietary Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dietary Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Dietary Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 8 salaries. A Dietary Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Dietary Worker

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Dietary Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲52%

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 54%
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