Consultant, Healthcare Salary

An average Healthcare Consultant in the United States can expect to take home roughly $71K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — close to one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. Women make up a slight majority of Healthcare Consultants (58 percent) survey respondents. Most Healthcare Consultants like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$48,706 - $150,827
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$71K
$150K
MEDIAN: $70,969
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$15.02 - $129.42
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$48,706 - $150,827  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,426  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
Total Pay (?
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$45,287 - $204,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$15.02 - $129.42  
   
Overtime
$62.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,426  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$45,287 - $204,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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

  • Conducts organizational studies and evaluations.
  • Prepares informative manuals to assist healthcare organizations and hospitals in managing their healthcare system more efficiently and effectively.
  • Designs systems and procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Consultant, Healthcare

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Healthcare Consultants, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Healthcare Consultants in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $66K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $75K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $123K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $140K on average.

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Key Stats for Consultant, Healthcare

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Late-Career
▲85%

Experienced
▲63%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Consultant, Healthcare Salaries


Strategic Planning
▲25%


Data Analysis
▲13%

National Average
$76,000

Operations Management
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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