Nutrition Services Manager Salary

Nutrition Services Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just over a half of Nutrition Services Managers. Salaries average out to around $51K per year and spread from $26K to $66K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. There are far more female Nutrition Services Managers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 83 percent. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,472 - $69,110
(Median)
$28K
$51K
$69K
MEDIAN: $51,169
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50%
90%

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$10.00 - $28.00
(Median)
$10
$16
$28
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,472 - $69,110  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,548  
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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$26,045 - $66,156  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $28.00  
   
Overtime
$23.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,548  
   
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).
)
$26,045 - $66,156  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Job Description for Nutrition Services Manager

  • 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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For Nutrition Services Managers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Nutrition Services Managers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Dietitian or Nutritionist.

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Nutrition Services Managers report a focused set of job skills. Fortunate workers who know People Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 38 percent above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Nutrition.

Pay by Experience Level for Nutrition Services Manager

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


Nutrition Services Managers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $36K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $49K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Nutrition Services Managers make a median salary of $52K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $62K on average.

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Experience Affects Nutrition Services Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Nutrition Services Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 38%

National Average
$44,000

Nutrition
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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