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Nutrition Manager Salary

Nutrition Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $40K per year on average. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The majority of Nutrition Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Nutrition Managers (86 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$19,771 - $60,493
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$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $39,977
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$10.80 - $27.22
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$27
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$19,771 - $60,493  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
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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$21,547 - $59,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Hourly Rate
$10.80 - $27.22  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
   
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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$21,547 - $59,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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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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 $30K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $55K on average.

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Experience Affects Nutrition Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$38,000

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 11%