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 $40K per year. The bottom of the pay range sits near $22K, and the top verges on $60K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Nutrition Managers (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$19,998 - $61,435
(Median)
$20K
$40K
$61K
MEDIAN: $40,360
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$10.76 - $27.32
(Median)
$11
$15
$27
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$19,998 - $61,435  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
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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$21,608 - $60,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.76 - $27.32  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
   
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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$21,608 - $60,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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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Survey takers who work as Nutrition Managers report a focused set of job skills. Fortunate workers who know Nutrition command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 42 percent above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Food Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Nutrition Manager

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $40K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $39K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $31K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $55K.

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Experience Affects Nutrition Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$39,000

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Nutrition Manager Salaries

Nutrition
up arrow 42%

National Average
$39,000

Food Preparation
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 11%
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