$43,381
Avg. Salary
$17.05
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Certified Dietary Manager is $17.05 per hour.

The average pay for a Certified Dietary Manager is $43,381 per year.

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$12.54
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$23.63
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MEDIAN $17.05
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$31k
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$58k
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MEDIAN $43,381
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$0$58K
Salary $30,806 - $58,076
Bonus $50.68 - $3,020
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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$28,324 - $54,943
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 641
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $12.54 - $23.63
Hourly Tips $0.31
Overtime $9.27 - $32.34
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $50.68 - $3,020
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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$28,324 - $54,943
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 814

Job Description for Certified Dietary Manager

A certified dietary manager plans meals that conform to the dietary and health needs of patients. This includes working with a kitchen staff to ensure proper healthy preparations. The certified dietary manager schedules meals based on factors such as calorie counts, fat content, carbohydrates, and sugars. They are often then in charge of purchasing and procurement. The institution often expects the manager to frequently review suppliers for quality and price and seek competitive bids and offers as available.

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Certified Dietary Manager Pay By Employer

$0$61K

$40,964

$34,077

$49,142

Common Career Paths for Certified Dietary Manager


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Advancing into a Food Service Director role seems to be a popular career move for Certified Dietary Managers, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $50K per year.

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Popular Skills for Certified Dietary Manager


Survey results suggest that Certified Dietary Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Fortunate workers who know Job Scheduling command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 45 percent above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Scheduling and Order Inventory. Those educated in Budget Management tend to be well versed in Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Dietary Manager

Pay by Experience for a Certified Dietary Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Dietary Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 305 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Dietary Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 217 salaries. An experienced Certified Dietary Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 230 salaries. A Certified Dietary Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 179 salaries.

Certified Dietary Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Certified Dietary Manager?

Certified Dietary Manager in Salisbury:
"Be ready to do twice the work."
Pros: The residents
Cons: The culture

Certified Dietary Manager in Augusta:
"I enjoy it."
Pros: Helping seniors who can't help themselves.
Cons: I have to work harder than my staff.

Certified Dietary Manager in Daytona Beach:
"Love what you do."
You must feel it's your purpose.

Certified Dietary Manager in Corpus Christi:
"Best Job ever."
Pros: Ensuring the Residents receive the best food possible.
Cons: Budgets.

Certified Dietary Manager in Eugene:
"Team."
Pros: Good company.
Cons: Staffs inability to get along on a aregular basis.

Certified Dietary Manager in Lake Andes:
"Ajob the is in high demand."
You need to be dedicated to your job, be very responsible and a every hard worker. You will be in high demand and all times.

Certified Dietary Manager in Grants Pass:
"Managing."
Know your job description, Know the hours of work expected. Know how to do the clinical, paper work required. Do not take a job at a lower pay than you want just to land the job. Usually that is where you stay.

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Key Stats for Certified Dietary Manager

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 246 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Certified Dietary Manager Salaries

▲14%

▲3%

National Average
$39,000

▼3%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Certified Dietary Manager Salaries

Job Scheduling
▲43%

National Average
$39,000

▼1%


Operations Management
▼2%

Order Inventory
▼14%

Scheduling
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 246 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 26%