How much does a Nutrition Director make in the United States? The average Nutrition Director salary in the United States is $107,132 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $94,546 and $120,554. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Nutrition Director Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Nutrition Director Salary $83,088 US September 25, 2023
25th Percentile Nutrition Director Salary $94,546 US September 25, 2023
50th Percentile Nutrition Director Salary $107,132 US September 25, 2023
75th Percentile Nutrition Director Salary $120,554 US September 25, 2023
90th Percentile Nutrition Director Salary $132,775 US September 25, 2023
25% $94,546 10% $83,088 90% $132,775 75% $120,554 $107,132 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Nutrition Director

Nutrition Director directs and oversees all aspects of an organization's or institution's nutrition guidelines and initiatives. Oversees institution of basic nutrition plans including individualized menu plans and monitors intake and acceptance of meals, snacks, and supplements. Being a Nutrition Director monitors and ensures proper nutrition education is provided. May oversee menu planning or food service operations. Additionally, Nutrition Director requires a bachelor's degree. Requires Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) from Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Typically reports to top management. The Nutrition Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. To be a Nutrition Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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Skills associated with Nutrition Director: Medical Specialty: Nutrition, Develop Nutritional Plans, Menu Planning, Operational Policy Development

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