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Sanitarian Salary

$72,511 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$2,357

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a Sanitarian is $72,511 a year and $35 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sanitarian is between $51,858 and $89,553. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Sanitarian. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Monitors and arranges activities of workers engaged in duties concerned with sanitation programs in food processing establishment.
  • Inspects products and equipment for conformity to federal and state sanitation laws and plant standards.
  • Instructs food handlers and production personnel in sanitary and pest-control procedures.
  • Directs cleaning of equipment and work areas.
  • Inspects premises for unsanitary practices and conditions.
  • Examines incoming shipments of food ingredients for foreign matter, such as insects, poisons, or dirt, and gathers samples of ingredients for laboratory analysis.
  • Confers with management and production personnel on sanitation problems, and recommends changes in equipment, plant layout, lighting, ventilation, or work practices to improve sanitation standards and purity of product.
  • Compiles required reports regarding regular inspections, sanitation violations, and steps taken to resolve deficiencies.
  • Routes reports to designated plant personnel.
  • Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
  • May be designated according to type of establishment as supervisor, bakery sanitation; supervisor, dairy sanitation.
Sanitarian Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Job family population: 622,790

Estimated population of Sanitarian jobs: 666

Rate of error: 0.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$84,060
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Sanitarian Job Listings for United States

Sanitation Supervisor
Nov 15
Oceanside, CA, USA
SelectStaffing
Sanitation Supervisor duties include but are not limited to: * Monitor working associates * Using computer to enter data * Correcting current SOP's as needed * Washing and clean utensils, bins, trays
Sanitation Supervisor
Nov 15
us
Ventura Foods
Review Sanitation records, CIP charts, CIP flow rates and chemical concentrations for accuracy utilizing the 3D Tracer program. * Evaluate and keep updated the Sanitation Department procedure manual ...
Sanitation Supervisor
Nov 7
us
King's Hawaiian
The Sanitation / Food Safety Supervisor leads team associates in their efforts to ensure that the facility and all it's food processing equipment is cleaned and sanitized while following strict ...
Sanitation Supervisor - Torrance
Nov 8
Torrance, United States
King's Hawaiian
THE POSITIONThe Sanitation / Food Safety Supervisor will be concerned with any operation in any department that may directly or indirectly affect the production of a clean product. The Sanitation ...
Sanitation Supervisor
Nov 6
Fond du Lac, WI, USA
SEEK Careers/Staffing (Fond du Lac)
Sanitation Supervisor Do you have sanitation experience? Have you worked in a management capacity in a food packaging plant? If you would like to work on 3rd shift and a great company, call today

The average pay for a Sanitarian is $72,511 a year and $35 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sanitarian is between $51,858 and $89,553. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Sanitarian. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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