Health Manager Salary

Health Managers in the United States take home an average $59K annually. The vast majority of Health Managers (82 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,395 - $82,910
(Median)
$38K
$59K
$83K
MEDIAN: $59,069
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90%

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$12.96 - $26.31
(Median)
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$38,395 - $82,910  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,781  
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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$35,869 - $86,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.96 - $26.31  
   
Overtime
$21.50 - $32.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,781  
   
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).
)
$35,869 - $86,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for Health Manager

  • Formulate business strategies and coordinate day-to-day business.
  • Direct or conduct recruitment, hiring and training of personnel.
  • Manage patient information and databases, ensuring that they are accurate and available only to authorized personnel.
  • Plan, implement and administer programs and services in a health care facility or medical business.
  • Provide medical expertise in implementing reimbursement policies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Health Manager

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


Health Managers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $48K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $60K. Health Managers bring in $61K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $63K on average.

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Experience Affects Health Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 8%
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