A Dietary Worker earns an average wage of $9.25 per hour.
Dietary Worker Total Pay (?
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$7.35 - $18.56
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$7.35 - $18.56  
   
Overtime
$1.22 - $36.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,468  
   
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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$15,387 - $40,016  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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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Gender
Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 46%
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