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 $39K annually. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Nutrition Managers. The vast majority of Nutrition Managers (90 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$22,165 - $63,125
$22K
$39K
$63K
MEDIAN: $39,389
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$7.54 - $25.18
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$14
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$22,165 - $63,125  
   
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$21,470 - $55,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Hourly Rate
$7.54 - $25.18  
   
Overtime
$18.63  
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$21,470 - $55,982  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $35K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $41K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Nutrition Managers make a median salary of $37K. Nutrition Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $42K.

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Key Stats for Nutrition Manager

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Nutrition Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Nutrition Manager Salaries

Nutrition
up arrow 41%

National Average
$37,000

Food Preparation
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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