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Diet Clerk Salary

$35,217 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Diet Clerk is $35,217 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Diet Clerk is between $27,049 and $41,917. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Diet Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares dietary information for use by kitchen personnel in preparation of foods for hospital patients.
  • Operates computer to enter and retrieve data.
  • Examines diet orders and menus received from hospital units.
  • Processes new diets and changes as required.
  • Gives food requirements information to kitchen personnel.
Diet Clerk Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Office Clerks, General

Job family population: 2,967,620

Estimated population of Diet Clerk jobs: 15,906

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Diet Clerk Job Listings for United States

Diet Clerk
May 4
San Marcos, United States
Central Texas Medical Center
Description Diet Clerk - Central Texas Medical Center Location Address: 1301 Wonder World Dr., San Marcos, TX 78666 Work Hours/Shift: PRN as needed only 11am - 730pm availability, alternate weekends ...
CLERK, DIET (PART-TIME) Willing to train
May 17
Morganton, NC, USA
Compass Group
We have an opening for 2 part-time DIET CLERK positions. * Location : Grace Ridge Retirement Community, 500 Lenoir Road, Morganton, NC 28655. Note: online applications accepted only. * Schedule : P/T ...
Diet Aide ( Part Time )
Apr 11
Pleasanton, CA, USA
Creekview Health Center
Six month's experience as a diet aide or diet clerk in a skilled nursing facility preferred but not required. Will train on-the-job. * Ability to understand and follow instructions in English ...
Ward Clerk
May 7
Lincoln, CA, USA
Lincoln Meadows Care Center
JOB DESCRIPTION Ward Clerk POSITION: The purpose of your position is to assist the Nurse Supervisor ... diet changes to the Dietary Supervisor. -Keep nursing service personnel informed of resident ...
Deputy Clerk to the County Council
May 23
DeLand, FL, USA
County of Volusia
Major Functions The County of Volusia is seeking a Deputy Clerk to the County Council for the County Manager's Office. This position is located in Deland, Florida and will be responsible for high ...
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