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Dietary Technician Salary

$37,306 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

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The average pay for a Dietary Technician is $37,306 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Dietary Technician is between $28,350 and $44,708. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Dietary Technician. 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

  • Instructs on principles of food and nutrition, renders dietary consultation and services in assigned areas of food services management, under direction of Dietician.
  • Creates menus based on established guidelines.
  • Standardizes recipes and tests new products for use in facility.
  • Leads food production and service.
Dietary Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Dietetic Technicians

Job family population: 33,370

Estimated population of Dietary Technician jobs: 31,008

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Dietary Technician Job Listings for United States

Dietary Aide / Dietary Technician
Jun 11
Loveland, CO, USA
Maxim Healthcare Services
The Dietary Aide/ Dietary Technician is responsible forassisting with menu selection and calculations, patient tray line, caloriecounts, patient interview for food preferences and intake as well as ...
Dietetic Technician
Jun 6
Mesa, AZ, USA
Banner Health
* Dietetic Technician Job Number245380FacilityBanner Desert Medical CenterDepartmentCulinary ... Provides nutrition education to patients and families on appropriate meal selections within dietary ...
Dietetic Technician
Jun 2
Deerfield, IL, USA
Whitehall of Deerfield
Responsible to the Lead Dietetic Technician for all duties of a Dietetic Technician in assigned area. QUALIFICATIONS: * Required certification as Registered Diet Technician * Ability to communicate ...
Dietary Technician
May 16
San Rafael, United States
If you do, then you should join the Bayside Marin team as one of our Dietary Assistants!? Bayside Marin is a luxurious residential treatment center in Marin County. Our facility is seeking a ...
Dietetic Assistant Food Service Full-Time Days
Jun 12
Nampa, ID, USA
Saint Alphonsus Health System
As a Dietetic Technician you will use your knowledge and skills gained from previous healthcare food service experience to deliver meals to some of the facilities most restricted diet patients. You ...
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