Dietary Worker Salary

A Dietary Worker earns an average wage of $9.66 per hour.

$7.82 - $15.81
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$9
$16
MEDIAN: $9.66
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.82 - $15.81  
   
Overtime
$14.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Total Pay (?
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$16,122 - $34,060  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Dietary Worker

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Dietary Worker Salaries

Experienced
▲53%

Late-Career
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$20,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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