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Dietary Worker Salary

A Dietary Worker earns an average wage of $9.61 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
$7.33 - $14.80
(Median)
$7
$9
$15
MEDIAN: $9.00
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.33 - $14.80  
   
Overtime
$4.73 - $22.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,479  
   
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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$15,432 - $32,997  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Job Description for Dietary Worker

  • Monitor food distribution, ensuring that meals are delivered to the correct recipients and that guidelines such as those for special diets are followed.
  • Place food servings on plates and trays according to orders or instructions.
  • Take food orders and relay orders to kitchens or serving counters so they can be filled.
  • Prepare food items such as sandwiches, salads, soups, and beverages.
  • Stock service stations with items such as ice, napkins, and straws.

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Experience Affects Dietary Worker Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 44%