Consultant, Healthcare Salary

Healthcare Consultants in the United States take home an average $73K per year. In the world of Healthcare Consultants, total cash compensation can vary between $45K and $138K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $16K and $7K, respectively. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Healthcare Consultants report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. There are more female Healthcare Consultants who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 61 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$47,231 - $124,879
(Median)
$47K
$73K
$120K
MEDIAN: $73,146
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$14.90 - $87.87
(Median)
$15
$31
$88
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,231 - $124,879  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,650  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $6,953  
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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$45,293 - $138,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $87.87  
   
Overtime
$23.43 - $110.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,650  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $6,953  
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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$45,293 - $138,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Job Description for Consultant, Healthcare

A healthcare consultant is responsible for examining the efficiency of various aspects of their organization. This person typically works in an office within a hospital or healthcare environment, and will maintain typical office hours (daytime, weekday shifts). He/she will also work outside the office and visit with patients and their families in hospital rooms, waiting rooms, etc.

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Consultant, Healthcare Tasks

  • 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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Healthcare Consultants typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Those who have experience with Project Management, Financial Analysis, and Data Analysis can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Project Management is a skill commonly found among those who know Financial Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Consultant, Healthcare

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $65K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $89K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $115K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $110K.

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Experience Affects Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 51%

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$76,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 15%
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