Nutrition Director Salary

A Nutrition Director earns an average salary of $49,606 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$36,124 - $79,129

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$36,124 - $79,129  
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$31,153 - $78,348  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for Nutrition Director

  • Oversee, plan and direct the nutrition services program.
  • Oversee departmental staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nutrition Director

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


87 %
13 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 32%