Dietary Worker Salary
A Dietary Worker earns an average wage of $9.74 per hour.
|Hourly Rate||$8.01 - $15.53|
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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).)
|$16,580 - $33,992|
Job Description for Dietary Worker
Dietary workers are responsible for assisting with food- and customer service-related tasks for their company. They are in charge of keeping all food service spaces clean and restocking supplies as needed. Some of their main responsibilities include operating the cash register, preparing simple food items and serving them as required. Dietary workers keep all shelves organized and clean as needed. Additionally, they are responsible for sweeping and mopping floors, sanitizing utensils, disposing of garbage and transporting food to other areas.Read More...
Dietary workers must have a basic knowledge of food allergies and keep items in different locations according to temperature recommendations. These professionals store deliveries in warehouse and freezer areas, and they strive to keep these areas clean. They report any malfunction in food equipment and other issues promptly to their manager. Additionally, they must follow all safety regulations to prevent food contamination.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required for this position. In addition, previous experience in a food service position is generally required or preferred. Industry certification may be beneficial. Dietary workers must possess strong interpersonal, communication and multitasking skills. They should be able to meet the physical requirements for this position, such as standing for several hours at a time. Dietary workers need to work well in a team setting, as well as on their own with minimal supervision. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Dietary Worker Tasks
- Remove trays and stack dishes for return to kitchen after meals are finished.
- Place food servings on plates and trays according to orders or instructions, examine to ensure they contain required items.
- Clean and sterilize dishes, kitchen utensils, equipment, and facilities.
- Monitor food preparation and serving techniques to ensure that proper procedures are followed.
- Stock service stations with items such as ice, napkins, and straws.
Dietary Worker Job Listings
Pay by Experience Level for Dietary Worker
Pay by Experience for a Dietary Worker has a positive trend. An entry-level Dietary Worker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dietary Worker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Dietary Worker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 8 salaries. A Dietary Worker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 8 salaries.
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