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Consultant, Healthcare Salary

Healthcare Consultants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $73K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Female Healthcare Consultants survey participants are more prevalent than men — 63 percent of professionals. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$47,403 - $122,317
(Median)
$47K
$73K
$120K
MEDIAN: $72,953
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$14.29 - $88.32
(Median)
$14
$31
$88
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,403 - $122,317  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,896  
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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$45,824 - $135,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.29 - $88.32  
   
Overtime
$23.43 - $110.00  
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 - $15,896  
   
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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$45,824 - $135,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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. Financial Analysis and Project Management are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

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 $87K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $113K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $106K.

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Experience Affects Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 47%

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
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: 62% employee benefits None: 15%
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