Consultant, Healthcare Salary (United States)

Pay for Healthcare Consultants in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $75,367 per year. Pay ranges from $45,822 on the low end to $135,123 per year on the higher side. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city. A solid majority enjoy medical while most get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women account for the majority of Healthcare Consultants—63 percent to be exact. Most Healthcare Consultants like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Consultant, Healthcare Salary (?
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$48,001 - $121,215
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MEDIAN: $72,671
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Consultant, Healthcare Salary (?
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$14.44 - $82.72
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,001 - $121,215  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,278  
Profit Sharing
$1,410 - $5,500  
Total Pay (?
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$45,822 - $135,123  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.44 - $82.72  
   
Overtime
$28.52 - $101.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,278  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,410 - $5,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,822 - $135,123  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Job Description for Consultant, Healthcare

  • Designs systems and procedures.
  • Prepares informative manuals to assist healthcare organizations and hospitals in managing their healthcare system more efficiently and effectively.
  • Conducts organizational studies and evaluations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Consultant, Healthcare

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
New salaries start at $64K and reach $86K in five to 10 years. Earnings jump to six figures after one to decades in the field, and experienced workers make around $114K. After working for two decades in the field, Healthcare Consultants experience a drop in salary, averaging $106K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Washington
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National Average
$75,000
Chicago
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Boston
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Atlanta
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Philadelphia
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Home to some of the best pay for Healthcare Consultants, New York offers exceptional salaries, 36 percent above the national average. Healthcare Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+22 percent). Philadelphia is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (-14 percent) and Boston (-8 percent).

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Experience Affects Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$75,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Data Analysis
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National Average
$75,000
Financial Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 15%
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