Nutrition Services Manager Salary

Over one-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 annually. The vast majority (83 percent) of Nutrition Services Managers who took the survey are female. Most Nutrition Services Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,472 - $69,110
(Median)
$28K
$51K
$69K
MEDIAN: $51,169
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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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Nutrition Services Managers who go on to become Dietitian or Nutritionists may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Dietitian or Nutritionist, an upper-level role, pays $46K.

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Professional skills reported by Nutrition Services Managers are few in number. Fortunate workers who know People Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 38 percent above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay 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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $36K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $49K. Nutrition Services Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $52K. Nutrition Services 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 $62K.

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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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