Nutrition Manager Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Nutrition Managers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $37K annually. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Nutrition Managers are happy with their jobs. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a fair number. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$21,285 - $71,604
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$39K
$72K
MEDIAN: $39,150
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$10.10 - $24.94
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$0$71K
Salary $21,285 - $71,604
Bonus $2,800
Total Pay (?
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$21,244 - $64,782
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $10.10 - $24.94
Overtime $40.00
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $2,800
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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$21,244 - $64,782
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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Job Description for Nutrition Manager

Nutrition managers are responsible for providing an array of food and nutrition services to clients. Their duties include developing and analyzing nutrition programs, creating and enforcing nutrition procedures and preparation, creating and analyzing nutrition plans, and creating and administering menus, plans, and treatments. The nutrition manager may also perform supervisory duties, overseeing the work of dietitians and other relevant professionals, as well as participate in the hiring process and help train new employees.

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Nutrition Manager Tasks

  • Supervise staff and give technical direction, delegate staff responsibilities.
  • Ensure food service is in compliance with nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources, participate in nutrition program development.
  • Oversee day-to-day department operational, purchasing and nutrition services.
  • Conduct nutritional analysis and global menu planning.

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Pay by Experience Level for Nutrition Manager

Pay by Experience for a Nutrition Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Nutrition Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nutrition Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Nutrition Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 16 salaries. A Nutrition Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 13 salaries.

Nutrition Manager Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Nutrition Manager?

Nutrition Manager in Ontario:
"Dedication."
Be prepared to continually update your education. Be willing to change, manage people, have incredible times of stress.

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Key Stats for Nutrition Manager

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Nutrition Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲3%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Nutrition Manager Salaries

Nutrition
▲48%

National Average
$35,000

Food Preparation
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 24%
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