How much does a Diet Technician II make in the United States? The average Diet Technician II salary in the United States is $44,419 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $38,718 and $51,401. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Diet Technician II Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Diet Technician II Salary $33,528 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Diet Technician II Salary $38,718 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Diet Technician II Salary $44,419 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Diet Technician II Salary $51,401 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Diet Technician II Salary $57,758 US May 28, 2024
25% $38,718 10% $33,528 90% $57,758 75% $51,401 $44,419 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Customer Service: Customer service is the provision of service to customers before, during and after a purchase. The perception of success of such interactions is dependent on employees "who can adjust themselves to the personality of the guest". Customer service concerns the priority an organization assigns to customer service relative to components such as product innovation and pricing. In this sense, an organization that values good customer service may spend more money in training employees than the average organization or may proactively interview customers for feedback. From the point of view of an overall sales process engineering effort, customer service plays an important role in an organization's ability to generate income and revenue. From that perspective, customer service should be included as part of an overall approach to systematic improvement. One good customer service experience can change the entire perception a customer holds towards the organization.

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Infection Control: Infection control is the discipline concerned with preventing nosocomial or healthcare-associated infection, a practical (rather than academic) sub-discipline of epidemiology. It is an essential, though often underrecognized and undersupported, part of the infrastructure of health care. Infection control and hospital epidemiology are akin to public health practice, practiced within the confines of a particular health-care delivery system rather than directed at society as a whole. Anti-infective agents include antibiotics, antibacterials, antifungals, antivirals and antiprotozoals. Infection control addresses factors related to the spread of infections within the healthcare setting (whether patient-to-patient, from patients to staff and from staff to patients, or among-staff), including prevention (via hand hygiene/hand washing, cleaning/disinfection/sterilization, vaccination, surveillance), monitoring/investigation of demonstrated or suspected spread of infection within a particular health-care setting (surveillance and outbreak investigation), and management (interruption of outbreaks). It is on this basis that the common title being adopted within health care is "infection prevention and control."

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Health Insurance: Health insurance is a type of insurance coverage that pays for health and medical expenses. Health insurance covers some or all of the costs of routine care, emergency care, and treatment for chronic illnesses.

Customer Service 7.24%
Infection Control 3.92%
Health Insurance 2.02%
Others 86.82%
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Job Description for Diet Technician II

Diet Technician II provides assistance in all food service functions to ensure compliance with patients' prescribed nutrition plans. Screens and identifies patients with nutritional risk using scoring guidelines, and initiates referrals for dietetic assessment. Being a Diet Technician II institutes basic nutrition plans including individualized menu plans. Accurately edits patients' menu selections according to nutrition standards to ensure patients receive food that is compliant with diet orders. Additionally, Diet Technician II monitors intake and acceptance of required meals and supplements. Tracks patients' food intake and calorie count results. Requires an associate degree. Typically requires Dietetic Technician - Registered (DTR). Typically reports to a dietitian. The Diet Technician II works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Diet Technician II typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Diet Technician II

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For Diet Technician II, the upper level is Dietitian Supervisor and then progresses to Dietitian Manager.

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Diet Technician II salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Diet Technician II, the highest Diet Technician II salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Diet Technician II salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Diet Technician II salary is in Miami, FL, where the Diet Technician II salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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