The average nursing homes/long-term care director

The majority of directors in this segment are 45 years or older.

We surveyed those individuals who are in charge of nursing homes/long-term care foodservice operations and asked them to tell us about themselves. This segment is primarily made up of women and those 45 years or older. 

Sex:
34% are male
66% are female

Education:
98% have a high school diploma
30% have an associate degree
30% have a bachelor’s degree
14% have a culinary degree
8% have a graduate degree
1% have some other degree

Race/Ethnicity:
81% are Caucasian (non-Hispanic)
10% are African-American (non-Hispanic)
4% are Asian/Pacific Islanders
4% are Latino or Hispanic
1% Native American

Age:
2% are under 30
23% are between 30 and 44
60% are between 45 and 59
15% are 60 or older

Title:
41% are a foodservice director/director of foodservice
41% are a dietary manager/certified dietary manager/director of dietary
6% are a director of dining services/culinary services
5% are a foodservice supervisor/manager
5% are a director of food & nutrition services
2% are an assistant director