Nutrition Services Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent a little more than half of Nutrition Services Managers. Salaries average out to around $51K annually and spread from $26K to $63K per year. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Nutrition Services Managers making up 73 percent. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction for Nutrition Services Managers is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$25,295 - $64,314
$25K
$51K
$64K
MEDIAN: $50,500
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50%
90%

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$11.50 - $26.49
$12
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$25,295 - $64,314  
   
Total Pay (?
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$25,521 - $62,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.50 - $26.49  
   
Overtime
$22.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Total Pay (?
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$25,521 - $62,972  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Nutrition Services Manager

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Nutrition Services Manager


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Nutrition Services Managers who transition into an upper level Dietitian or Nutritionist position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Dietitian or Nutritionist makes $46K a year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nutrition Services Manager

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


Nutrition Services Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $41K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $42K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Nutrition Services Managers make a median salary of $46K. As Nutrition Services Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $60K.

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Key Stats for Nutrition Services Manager

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Nutrition Services Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Nutrition Services Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 31%

National Average
$46,000

Nutrition
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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