Health Care Administrator Salary

The average salary for a Health Care Administrator is $66,209 per year. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,444 - $105,458
(Median)
$38K
$66K
$110K
MEDIAN: $66,208
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$12.97 - $35.59
(Median)
$13
$22
$36
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,444 - $105,458  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,128  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,543  
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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$33,574 - $104,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 250
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $35.59  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,128  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,543  
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).
)
$33,574 - $104,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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

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Experience Affects Health Care Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 14%