Health Manager Salary

Median pay for Health Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $60K annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 82 percent of Health Managers are female. For the most part, Health Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,144 - $88,758
(Median)
$38K
$60K
$89K
MEDIAN: $59,775
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50%
90%

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$15.52 - $30.16
(Median)
$16
$24
$30
MEDIAN: $23.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$38,144 - $88,758  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$36,758 - $90,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.52 - $30.16  
   
Overtime
$25.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
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).
)
$36,758 - $90,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $50K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $61K. Health Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $63K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $65K.

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Experience Affects Health Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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