Nutrition Managers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $39K per year. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by a strong majority. Job satisfaction for Nutrition Managers is high. The vast majority of Nutrition Managers (86 percent) who responded to the survey are women. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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MEDIAN: $39,138
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$22,266 - $63,218  
   
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$21,598 - $56,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Overtime
$18.63  
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$21,598 - $56,590  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Nutrition Manager

Nutrition managers are responsible for providing an array of food and nutrition services to clients. Their duties include developing and analyzing nutrition programs, creating and enforcing nutrition procedures and preparation, creating and analyzing nutrition plans, and creating and administering menus, plans, and treatments. The nutrition manager may also perform supervisory duties, overseeing the work of dietitians and other relevant professionals, as well as participate in the hiring process and help train new employees.

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Nutrition Manager Tasks

  • Manage the selection, training and development of staff.
  • Ensure food service is in compliance with nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, participate in nutrition program development.
  • Supervise staff and give technical direction, delegate staff responsibilities.
  • Oversee day-to-day department operational, purchasing and nutrition services.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nutrition Manager

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $31K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $38K. On average, Nutrition Managers make $36K following one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $43K.

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Key Stats for Nutrition Manager

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
043
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Nutrition Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Nutrition Manager Salaries

Nutrition
up arrow 45%

National Average
$36,000

Food Preparation
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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