Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Dietary Aide is $10.86
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Dietary Aides?
An entry-level Dietary Aide with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.07 based on 100 salaries. An early career Dietary Aide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.57 based on 516 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Dietary Aides Do?
Dietary aides are responsible for preparing food for individuals in facilities, often in the healthcare industry or assisted living facilities. They prepare food and handle pre-prepared food created by cooks. Depending on their facility, food may be served in a general dining hall or in residents' or patients' individual rooms. A dietary aide also conducts cleaning-related tasks such as cleaning the kitchen and washing pots, pans and dishes. Dietary aides must ensure that procedures related to …Read more