Consultant, Healthcare Salary

Average Healthcare Consultants in the United States make around $73K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The majority of Healthcare Consultants (63 percent) who took the survey are female. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$47,287 - $121,969
(Median)
$47K
$73K
$120K
MEDIAN: $73,135
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$14.39 - $83.04
(Median)
$14
$31
$83
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,287 - $121,969  
   
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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$45,288 - $135,943  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.39 - $83.04  
   
Overtime
$25.86 - $100.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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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$45,288 - $135,943  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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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Survey takers who work as Healthcare Consultants report a focused set of job skills. 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. Experience with Financial Analysis is often linked with knowledge of Project Management.

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 $64K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $86K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $113K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $106K.

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Experience Affects Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 48%

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 14%