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Consultant, Healthcare Salary (United States)

Healthcare Consultants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $73K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Female Healthcare Consultants survey participants are more prevalent than men — 63 percent of professionals. Work is enjoyable for Healthcare Consultants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
Consultant, Healthcare Salary (?
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$47,892 - $121,023
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MEDIAN: $73,027
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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
$47,892 - $121,023  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,107  
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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$45,896 - $134,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 213
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 - $16,107  
   
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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$45,896 - $134,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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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Professional skills reported by Healthcare Consultants are few in number. Those who have experience with Project Management, Data Analysis, and Financial Analysis can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Financial Analysis. It is not unusual for someone who knows Financial Analysis to be familiar with Project Management as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Consultant, Healthcare

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $65K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $86K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $112K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $106K.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Washington
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Atlanta
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National Average
$76,000
Chicago
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Boston
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Philadelphia
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Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Healthcare Consultants, 34 percent above the national average. Healthcare Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+20 percent) and Atlanta (+5 percent). Philadelphia ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 18 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 10 percent less in Boston and 3 percent less in Chicago, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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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
$76,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Project Management
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$76,000
Financial Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 64 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: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 15%