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Sanitarian Salary
in Delaware, United States

$72,575 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sanitarian is $72,575 a year and $35 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Sanitarian is between $51,904 and $89,632. 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 Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Sanitarian Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Sanitation Manager
Sep 18
Selbyville, DE, USA
Mountaire Farms
Supervises and coordinates activities of Sanitation Supervisors and Team Members in all duties and tasks associated with the proper sanitation of a poultry processing facility * Directs, Manages and ...
Plant Maintenance Mechanic I
Nov 19
Bridgeville, DE, USA
Job Description & Requirements The Plant Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for the care and maintenance of all property and production assets in a safe, sanitary and efficient condition. The ...
Nov 20
Lewes, DE, USA
Beebe Healthcare
Under direct supervision maintain assigned areas with the medical center in sanitary, safe, attractive, and orderly condition. Other information: Previous cleaning experience in a healthcare ...
Production Technician
Nov 20
Newark, DE, USA
On-Board Companies
... plant sanitation and documentation as directed by the Culture Plant Lead operator 3 Process Support. • Responsible for leading audit-readiness throughout the Culture Plant in terms of facility ...
Restaurant Manager
Nov 19
Dover, DE, USA
Gecko Hospitality
The Restaurant Manager would perform operational activities such as inventory management, scheduling, sanitation, preparing and maintaining stock and monitoring food supplies. The Restaurant Manager ...