Consultant, Healthcare Salary

Healthcare Consultants in the United States take home approximately $73K annually on average. In the world of Healthcare Consultants, total cash compensation can vary between $45K and $152K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $16K and $7K, respectively. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Healthcare Consultants survey participants are largely women, dominating at 64 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$47,460 - $129,646
(Median)
$47K
$73K
$130K
MEDIAN: $73,000
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$14.95 - $110.00
(Median)
$15
$34
$110
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$47,460 - $129,646  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,341  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,787  
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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$45,244 - $152,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 205
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.95 - $110.00  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,341  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,787  
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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$45,244 - $152,436  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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 report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Strategic Planning and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent and 16 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management. 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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $65K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $91K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $113K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $107K.

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Experience Affects Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 46%

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 22%


Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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