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Nutrition Services Manager Salary

A little more than half of Nutrition Services Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $26K to $66K per year, but median earnings come to around $51K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of Nutrition Services Managers are female. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$27,318 - $67,998
(Median)
$27K
$51K
$68K
MEDIAN: $51,062
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90%

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$9.89 - $28.40
(Median)
$9
$16
$28
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$27,318 - $67,998  
   
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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$25,584 - $65,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.89 - $28.40  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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).
)
$25,584 - $65,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Nutrition Services Manager

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $39K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $53K. Nutrition Services Managers bring in $50K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $49K.

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Experience Affects Nutrition Services Manager Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 15%