The average salary for a Health Care Administrator is $58,547 per year. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$34,683 - $98,378
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$35K
$59K
$98K
MEDIAN: $58,547
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$11.27 - $40.13
(Median)
$11
$19
$40
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$34,683 - $98,378  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$30,092 - $97,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.27 - $40.13  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,574  
   
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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$30,092 - $97,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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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

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

Experienced
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Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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