Consultant, Healthcare Salary

The average Healthcare Consultant in the United States earns approximately $73K annually. With some bonuses approaching $16K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $7K, overall incomes of Healthcare Consultants spread between $45K and $140K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Female Healthcare Consultants are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (61 percent) are women. The majority of Healthcare Consultants claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$47,196 - $125,014
(Median)
$47K
$73K
$130K
MEDIAN: $72,576
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$14.97 - $92.74
(Median)
$15
$31
$93
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,196 - $125,014  
   
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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$45,047 - $139,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.97 - $92.74  
   
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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$45,047 - $139,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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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 note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with Project Management, Financial Analysis, and Data Analysis can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Competency in Financial Analysis frequently indicates knowledge of Project Management.

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 $90K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $114K on average. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $112K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 51%

Late-Career
up arrow 48%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 4%

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 47 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

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