Nutrition Manager Salary

Those pursuing careers as Nutrition Managers in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $42K annually. Pay generally varies between $22K and $61K per year. The vast majority of Nutrition Managers (87 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Work is enjoyable for Nutrition Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$22,669 - $64,717
(Median)
$23K
$42K
$65K
MEDIAN: $41,798
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90%

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$10.33 - $26.87
(Median)
$10
$15
$27
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$22,669 - $64,717  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
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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$21,948 - $61,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.33 - $26.87  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,030  
   
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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$21,948 - $61,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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

  • Supervise staff and give technical direction, delegate staff responsibilities.
  • Oversee day-to-day department operational, purchasing and nutrition services.
  • Conduct nutritional analysis and global menu planning.
  • 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.

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Nutrition Managers usually report a few specific skills. Fortunate workers who know Nutrition can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 38 percent above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Food Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Nutrition Manager

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


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $39K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $40K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $34K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $55K on average.

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Experience Affects Nutrition Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Nutrition Manager Salaries

Nutrition
up arrow 38%

National Average
$39,000

Food Preparation
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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