Health Care Administrator Salary

A Health Care Administrator earns an average salary of $63,328 per year.

$34,884 - $103,343
(Median)
$35K
$63K
$100K
MEDIAN: $63,328
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$12.06 - $36.22
(Median)
$12
$20
$36
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,884 - $103,343  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,150  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$31,307 - $103,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 311
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.06 - $36.22  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $38.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,150  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$31,307 - $103,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Job Description for Health Care Administrator

The work of health care administrators is crucial to the futures of the facilities they manage, as well as the health care system overall. Today, an estimated 300,000 people serve in health administration; they are the heads of hospitals, nursing homes, physical group practices, and home heath agencies. Managing so many specialized groups within a hospital can be a daunting task, and as such diplomacy and strong social skills are keys to success in this field. Health care administrators must also provide careful budgeting, establish health care standards, and make strategic policy decisions and general staff decisions.

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Health Care Administrator Tasks

  • Market and conduct market analysis to understand growth and revenue drivers and motivations.
  • Manage all financial operations, such as daily and annual reporting.
  • Lead clinical and business professionals, and liaise to explain needs, improve clinical quality, and increase growth.
  • Oversee staffing including hiring, training, evaluation, and reviews.

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Pay by Experience Level for Health Care Administrator

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

Health Care Administrator Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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"Just how stressful and time consuming it would be."
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Experience Affects Health Care Administrator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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