Nutrition Manager Salary

Nutrition Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $40K annually on average. Compensation ranges from $22K on the lower end to $60K per year on the higher end. Nutrition Managers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 86 percent. Most Nutrition Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$19,998 - $61,435

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$10.76 - $27.32

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$19,998 - $61,435  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
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$21,608 - $60,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Hourly Rate
$10.76 - $27.32  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,026  
   
Total Pay (?
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$21,608 - $60,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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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Nutrition Managers usually report a few specific skills. Fortunate workers who know Nutrition can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 42 percent above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Food Preparation.

Pay by Experience Level for Nutrition Manager

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $39K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $40K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $31K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $55K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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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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